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Real world Pythagorean's theorem problems

Grade Level Grades 9-12
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These are some of the "real world" problems we have developed to use Pythagorean's theorem to solve.  They also require students to read the blue-print dimensions to solve. Pythagoras. Pythagorean theorem applied.

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Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.
Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.
Prove theorems about triangles involving similarity. Theorems must include but not limited to: a line parallel to one side of a triangle divides the other two proportionally, and its converse; the Pythagorean Theorem proved using triangle similarity.

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