GEOM 2 | Lesson 3 | Explore (Right Triangles)

Right Triangles

    1. Use the GeoGebra applet to create three 45-45-90 triangles (Triangles 1-3) and three 30-60-90 triangles (Triangles 4-6). Record their measurements by copying the chart below to your notes.
    2. Prove that each triangle is a right triangle using the Pythagorean theorem.
    3. What did you notice about the triangles?
Angle A Angle B Angle C Side AB Side BC Side AC
Triangle 1
Triangle 2
Triangle 3
Triangle 4
Triangle 5
Triangle 6

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