
Pythagorean Theorem Resources

Pythagorean Theorem definition
If c is the length of the hypotenuse of a rightangled triangle and a and b are the lengths of the other two sides then:
or
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Background Information
 Pythagorean Theorem  about.com [View Resource]
 Demonstrate the Pythagorean Theorem  NOVA / PBS [View Resource]
 Pythagorean theorem  Wikipedia [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Theorem  MathWorld [View Resource]
 An Interactive Proof of Pythagoras' theorem [View Resource]
 Pythagoras of Samos Biography  MacTutor [View Resource]
 Pythagoras  Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [View Resource]
 Triangle Equations Formulas Calculator [View Resource]
K12 Lesson Plans, Activities and Science Fair Projects
 Pythagorean Theorem and its many proofs [View Resource]
 Figure out the Pythagorean Theorem [View Resource]
 Calculate the unknown side of a right triangle, given the lengths of the other two sides [View Resource]
 The Pythagorean Theorem Lesson Plans [View Resource]
 Picking Pythagoras [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Theorem Lesson Plan [View Resource]
 Pythagorean theorem lesson plan with adaptations for those with special needs [View Resource]
 Activity for Discovering (or reinforcing) the Pythagorean Theorem [View Resource]
 Proving the Pythagorean Theorem (Grade Levels: 69) [View Resource]
 Prove Pythagorean theorem by using common items such as a fan and a skateboard [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Proof Based on the Principles of Scaling [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Theorem Worksheet [View Resource]
 The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Theorem: Proof and Applications [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Theorem Worksheet [View Resource]
 Pythagorean Theorem and distance formula [View Resource]
Advanced Articles and Studies
 New Light on Plimpton 322: The Babylonian Method of Generating Pythagorean Triples [View Resource]
 Dijkstra's generalization of the theorem of Pythagoras [View Resource]
 Note on an ndimensional Pythagorean theorem [View Resource]
 The Pythagorean proposition: demonstrations and the four kinds of proofs [View Resource]
 Pythagoras's theorem in Babylonian mathematics [View Resource]
 Conceptual Use of the Pythagorean Theorem by Ancient Greeks to Estimate the Distance From the Earth to the Sun [View Resource]

