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Pythagorean Puzzle (SMILE)

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Author:Earl Zwicker, Illinois Institute of Technology
Description: A lesson that models the phenomenological approach to enable students to prove the Pythagorean Theorem on their own using puzzle pieces and working together. From the Geometry and Measurement and Algebra and Trigonometry sections of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Triangles and Other Polygons
Math Ed Topics: Specific Math Concepts/Techniques

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