Created on: August 9, 2008

Website Address: https://library.curriki.org/oer/Lessons--Right-Triangles

TABLE OF CONTENTS

- Lesson -- Using the Pythagorean Theorem
- Lesson -- Using similarity in right triangles
- Lesson -- Using inverse trigonometric functions
- Lesson -- Drawing right triangles from word problems
- Lesson -- Applying the sine and cosine ratios
- Lesson -- Finding tangent ratios
- Lesson -- Using special right triangles
- Lesson -- Finding the geometric mean

A collection of lesson plans/ideas for teaching topics related to right triangles.

Aim: If we know the lengths of two sides of a right triangle, how can we find the length of the third side?

Aim: How do we identify similar triangles when an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle?

A lesson for finding missing angles in a right triangle.

A lesson plan for teaching how to translate word problems into right triangles and solve using trigonometric ratios.

A lesson plan for teaching SOHCAHTOA.

A lesson plan for finding tangent ratios in right triangles.

A lesson on using similarity in overlapping right triangles.

Aim: How do we find the geometric mean of two numbers?