Use Pythagoras' theorem to show that a triangle is right-angled

In this lesson, we will apply Pythagoras' Theorem to determine if a triangle is right-angled. This is known as the converse of Pythagoras' Theorem.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Calculate the missing length.

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Q2.Find the missing length.

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Q3.Find the missing side.

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Q4.Find the missing length.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Calculate the missing length.

1/4

Q2.Find the missing length.

2/4

Q3.Find the missing side.

3/4

Q4.Find the missing length.

4/4

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Use Pythagoras' theorem to show that a triangle is right-angled

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Is this a right-angled triangle?

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Q2.Is this a right-angled triangle?

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Q3.Is this a right-angled triangle?

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Q4.Is 8, 6 and 10 a Pythagorean triple?

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Use Pythagoras' theorem to show that a triangle is right-angled

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Is this a right-angled triangle?

1/4

Q2.Is this a right-angled triangle?

2/4

Q3.Is this a right-angled triangle?

3/4

Q4.Is 8, 6 and 10 a Pythagorean triple?

4/4

Lesson summary: Use Pythagoras' theorem to show that a triangle is right-angled

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