Unit 7, Lesson 15# The Pythagorean Theorem, Revisited

EngageNY 45 min(s)

Students use similar triangles to develop another proof of the Pythagorean theorem and explore a geometric consequence of this proof. Students explain a proof of the Pythagorean theorem. The purpose of this lesson is for students to review and practice presenting the proof of the Pythagorean theorem using similar triangles. This discussion is an opportunity for students to practice explaining a proof of the Pythagorean theorem using similar triangles.