In this Pythagorean theorem lesson, the instructor uses a word problem to demonstrate how to find the lengths of the sides of a right triangle. By using the formula A squared plus B squared equals C squared, students can easily solve for the unknown sides. The video covers how to factor and solve algebraic equations to determine the values of A, B, and C in the equation. The lesson concludes by reminding students to ensure their final solution makes sense given the context of the problem.
This is a Word Problem you solve by writing an equation and factoring. Word Problem 5 - Pythagorean Theorem-Find the lengths of the sides of the right triangle shown on the diagram.
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