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The Pythagorean Theorem states, " In a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the 2 other sides." Other civilizations knew it long before Pythagoras, but he generalized it and made it popular.

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Pythagorean Theorem Word Problem Worksheets

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Basic Lesson
Demonstrates how to outline Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (6-8)
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Intermediate Lesson
Uses slightly larger sentences and numbers than the basic lesson.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (6-8)
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Independent Practice 1
Contains a series of 20 Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (6-8)
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Independent Practice 2
Features 20 Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (6-8)
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Homework Worksheet
12 word problems for students to work on at home. An example problem is provided and explained.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (6-8)
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Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems Quiz
10 Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems. A math scoring matrix is included.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (6-8)
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Answer Keys
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Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.
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