Week 10: As Smart as Pythagoras?

This week’s problem allows you to follow in the footsteps of Pythagoras!  Have a look at the diagram below.  Can you use this to discover Pythagoras’ theorem?

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You can download the pdf solution here.

Teacher notes:

Level of difficulty:  Accessible for all students (with some potential support).

Syllabus knowledge required:  None.

This would be a good starter to support a lesson on proof or on Pythagoras/trig.

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