Unit 8, Lesson 10# Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem

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In this lesson, students use the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse as a tool to solve application problems. In the first activity, they solve a problem involving the distance and speed of two children walking and riding a bike along different sides of a triangular region. Let's explore some applications of the Pythagorean Theorem. Learning targets: students can use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.