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We will need to apply Pythagorean Theorem often in our daily life. In this lesson, we will focus on tackling some Pythagorean Theorem word problems.

Related Concepts: Determine square roots of rational numbers, Using exponents to describe numbers, Distance formula: $d = \sqrt{(x_2-x_1)^2+(y_2-y_1)^2}$

- Introductiona)
i) What is Pythagorean Theorem?

ii) How to use Pythagorean Theorem to find sides of a triangle?

b)What are Pythagorean Triples? - 1.An aeroplane flew from point A to point B, and then to Point C. How far is the plane from point A? Refer to the diagram below.

- 2.A 2.5 m long ladder is put against a wall. If the base of the ladder is 1.25 m away from the wall, what is the length from the ground to the point where the top of ladder touches the wall?
- 3.Which triangle has a longer perimeter?

Triangle A

Triangle B