Pythagorean Theorem 2

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Find side of a right triangle using the Pythagorean Theorem.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the Pythagorean Theorem?
  • How can you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of a missing side of a right triangle?
  • If a right triangle has one leg of length 8cm and a hypotenuse of 12cm, what is the length of the other side?
  • If two legs of a right triangle are 7m and 24m, how can you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse?
  • If one leg of a right triangle is 2*sqrt(2) and the hypotenuse is 8, what is the length of the other leg?
  • How do you solve x^2 + 8^2 = 12^2?
  • How do you simplify the square root of 80?
  • How do you solve 24^2 + 7^2 = c^2?
  • How do you simplify the square root of 56?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes through 3 more examples of finding missing lengths of right triangles. All steps of each problem are explained. This is an excellent video for learning how to solve Pythagorean Theorem problems.