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PRE-ALGEBRALesson 150 of 171

RIGHT TRIANGLES

Pythagorean Theorem

Students learn that the Pythagorean Theorem states that the sum of the squares of the legs of a right triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse, or a^2 + b^2 = c^2. Students are then asked to find the lengths of missing sides of right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem.

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