# Pythagoras Calculator

This is a great activity for students learning the Pythagorean Theorem. Students will use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate distances. In addition, students

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Cute handout for SOH CAH TOA. Also just has great ideas for what to include on a math tea her website. Love it!

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Applying the Pythagorean Theorem- In this video, learn how using the Pythagorean theorem can help people solve real-world problems involving distances. In the accompanying classroom activity, students develop their problem-solving, spatial reasoning, and geometry skills by putting the Pythagorean theorem to use.

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Babylonian "Pythagorean Theorem"—this clay tablet (c. 1900–1700 BCE) contains a geometrical diagram, hinting that Babylonian scribes knew how to calculate square roots.

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Football and the Pythagorean Theorem: There's Math in Sports?- Explore how the Pythagorean theorem can be used to determine the distance that a pass and a kick in football actually travel in this interactive from Alabama Public Television.

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Square Roots with Cheez-Its and a Graphic Organizer (and download) The number line is one of the most important aspects of this lesson. I have them label it (see pictures) so that they can quickly estimate what a square root SHOULD be before they blindly punch it into their calculators.

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