Pythagorean theorem

By: Amber and Taylor

Definition Of The Pythagorean Theorem!

The theorem that the sum of the squares of the lengths of the sides of a right triangle is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse.  

Vocabulary!

Right triangle- A triangle with one right angleHypotenuse- A side of a right triangle opposite the right angle, the longest side of a right triangle.Leg- One of the two sides of the right triangle that form the right angle of a right triangle.Pythagorean Theorem- In any right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of the is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse.Pythagorean equation- A^2+B^2=C^2 when A and B are the lengths of the legs and c is the length of the hypotenuse.Cubed- raised to the third power.Cube root- inverse operation from cubing.

Here is a video tutorial.

Colin Dodds - Pythagorean Theorem (Math Song)