# The Pythagorean Theorem

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Lesson Description:

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