Apply Pythagorean Theorem



Videos and lessons to help Grade 8 students learn how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.

Common Core: 8.G.7

Suggested Learning Targets

  • I can recall the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse in order to apply it to real-world and mathematical problems (2 and 3 dimensional).
  • I can solve basic mathematical Pythagorean Theorem problems and its converse
    to find missing length of sides of triangles in two and there-dimensions.
  • I can apply Pythagorean Theorem in solving real-world problems dealing with
    two and three-dimensional shapes.


Related Topics:
Common Core for Grade 8

Common Core for Mathematics

More Math Lessons for Grade 8

Prove and apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right-triangles--8.G.7
In this lesson you will learn how to find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem.



In this lesson, you will learn how to find the length of a leg of a right triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem.





In this lesson you will learn how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to three dimensional figures by creating right triangles.



8.G.7 - Pythagorean Theorem





Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem
How to use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real world problems.



Apply the Pythagorean Theorem





Applying Pythagorean Theorem
A soccer field is rectangular with a width of 60 yards and a length of 100 yards. The diagonal of the field is found by connecting a line from corner to corner inside the rectangle. To the nearest foot, how long is this diagonal?



Applying the Pythagorean Theorem








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