Presentation on theme: "Lesson 10.1 The Pythagorean Theorem. The side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse. The other two sides are called legs. We use ‘a’ and ‘b’"— Presentation transcript:
Pythagorean Triples Pythagorean Triple: three positive integers that work in the Pythagorean Formula. Some popular sets are: 3,4,5 5,12,13, 6,8,10...
Pythagorean Triples C-89: Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem - If the lengths of the three sides of a triangle work in the Pythagorean formula, then the triangle is a right triangle. Let’s test the side lengths of this triangle and determine if it is indeed a right triangle.