Proof Without Words - Pythagorean Theorem

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  • Jul 30 2010 5:28 PM

    Elisa Ramirez // Elisa Ramirez

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Why is c2 = a2 + b2? Watch a dynamic, geometric "proof without words" of the Pythagorean Theorem. Students will be able to change the lengths, a and b, of the sides of a right triangle. An applet will guide them to "see" why a2 + b2 = c2.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Mathematics

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