BrainPOP

Pythagorean Theorem

Trying to figure out how triangles add up? Why not use the Pythagorean Theorem? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will show you how to use the theorem to find the measurements of a right triangle’s hypotenuse and legs. Discover just how old the Pythagorean Theorem is, who it's named after, and why it’s one of the building blocks of geometry. Don’t worry - the name may be long, but the equation is simple. If you know how to do exponents and square roots, you should have no problem! And if you think it’s all just theoretical, watch Tim use the Pythagorean Theorem to repair a table!

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How do you do the Pythagorean Theorem?

Who was Pythagoras?

How can you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of one of the legs of a right triangle?