Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers
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Basic Right Triangles

In this interactive, learners see the attributes that identify and distinguish right triangles from others, and use precise terms to describe them and their components. At various stages questions are provided to encourage students to make connections among right triangles and objects in the real world. A link is provided to see examples of right triangles used in rug designs.
Contributed by: PBS Learning Media - Publisher, Arizona State University (Math Active) - Author
Math TopicGeometry, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media, Tutorial

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionArt
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorPBS Learning Media - Publisher, Arizona State University (Math Active) - Author
    • Publication Date2000
    • Rights(c)2011 PBS & WGBH Educational Foundation
    • AccessFree access, Free access with registration
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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