Right Triangles Altogether (Day 2)

50 Minute Class, Curriculum, Geometry

Learning Goal: Develop understanding of when to use the Pythagorean Theorem, Trigonometry, or Special Right Triangle properties to solve problems.


Classwork

 Standards:

  • Common Core
    • HSG.SRT.C.8 – Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.
  • TEKS
    • G.9(A) – determine the lengths of sides and measures of angles in a right triangle by applying the trigonometric ratios sine, cosine, and tangent to solve problems
    • G.9(B) – apply the relationships in special right triangles 30°-60°-90° and 45°-45°-90° and the Pythagorean theorem, including Pythagorean triples, to solve problems

 

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