Lesson Plan: The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem | Nagwa Lesson Plan: The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem | Nagwa

Lesson Plan: The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to use the converse of the Pythagorean theorem to determine whether a triangle is a right triangle.

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • apply the converse of the Pythagorean theorem to prove whether a triangle has a right angle or not,
  • apply the converse of the Pythagorean theorem to solve problems.

Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

  • applying the Pythagorean theorem in a right triangle to find a missing side.

Exclusions

Students will not cover

  • points and triangles in the coordinate plane.

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