Similar Right Triangles

Right Triangle and Angle Construction 1. Type (0,0) into the input bar and press enter 2. Select the \create a segment between two points" button, and create a segment from the origin to anywhere on the x-axis 3. Do the same for the y-axis 4. Now create a segment from the point on the x-axis to the point on the y-axis 5. now construct the angle on the x-axis, not the ninety degree angle 6. Use the \distance or length" tool to measure the length of the three sides of the right triangle 7. Drag the measurements on to an appropriate spot near the triangle 8. Re-label the measurements with the appropriate sides of the triangle (i.e. opposite, hypotenuse, and adjacent) 9. Color code as desired 1



Resource Type
right-triangle  triangles 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
English (United Kingdom)
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