1. Work the formula to find the hypotenuse. Give students the measurement of the two sides (a" and "b" and have them solve for the hypotenuse (c" 2. Demonstrate
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1 Suppose we have four congruent (grey) right triangles. Say they have legs of length a, b and hypotenuse of length c. The Pythagorean Theorem states that the sum of squares of the
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While the theorem is attributed to Pythagoras, there is reason to believe it was known much earlier. For example, megalithic sites that predate Pythagoras seem to have applied this
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