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IB Math Studies I Chapter 12 (C&D

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12C: Pythagorean Theorem Converse
• Definition:

[ Example 1]

√26
4

√10

[ Example 2]

Do these lengths form a right triangle?

√39 , 6 , 8

Should you ever use the decimal approximation when using the
Pythagorean Theorem Converse? Explain.
IB Math Studies I Chapter 12 (C&D)
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12D: Problem Solving with the Pythagorean Theorem
Quote: “Failure to plan is _____________________________.
Steps for problem solving: (include diagrams with steps)
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