Download presentation

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Published byAugustus Heath Modified over 8 years ago

2
Ch 9.1 The Pythagorean Theorem Definition of the Day Right Triangle Legs of a Triangle Hypotenuse of a Triangle The Pythagorean Theorem

3
Right Triangle: A triangle with one right angle. Picture: Right Triangle Hypotenuse: Longest side Opposite The right Angle Leg Right Angle

4
The Pythagorean Theorem Given a Right Triangle… a b c

5
Example 1 : A right triangle has legs of lengths 9 cm and 12 cm. What is the length of the hypotenuse? 9 cm 12 cm ? By the Pythagorean Theorem..

6
Example 2 : A fire truck parks 16ft away from a building to rescue a climber stuck on the ledge. The fire truck extends its 30ft ladder toward the building. How far up the building did the climber get? 16 ft 30 ft ? By the Pythagorean Theorem..

7
The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem a b c If: Then: The triangle is a Right Triangle. C is the Hypotenuse

8
Your Turn! Use the triangle to find the length of the missing side. a b c 1. a = 6, b = 8,c = ? 2. a = 8, b = 24,c = ? 3. a = ?, b = 7,c = 10 4. Is a = 4, b = 8,c =10

9
Sentence Frames 1. I know the hypotenuse is the _____________ side of the triangle because it is____________ the right angle. 2. In the Pythagorean Theorem_________, the “c” represents the________ of the right triangle.

Similar presentations

© 2023 SlidePlayer.com Inc.

All rights reserved.

To make this website work, we log user data and share it with processors. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Ads by Google