Special Triangle Ratios: Special Right Triangle Ratios

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Go from one side length to any other side length with special right triangles. Individuals use the interactive to investigate the ratio of sides in 45-45 and 30-60 right triangles. Scholars make generalizations about the types of special right triangles.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a graphic organizer to help students remember the ratios of the sides
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be familiar with the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Pupils need to be comfortable working with radicals
  • Must set up a free account ahead of time
Pros

  • Allows for the correct answer to be shown if the incorrect answer is given
  • The additional resource provides examples
Cons

  • None
Common Core