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The first special triangle that will be discussed in this lesson is the 45-45-90 triangle. Click on the link below and take notes:
The next special triangle that you need to know is the 30-60-90 triangle, sometimes called the 1-2-3 triangle:
Now that you have been introduced to these concepts, the following activity will help you to understand the application of these theorems:
This is a fun activity to check your knowledge of 45-45-90 triangles:
The next activity will further help you to assimilate the information with instant answers and help if you need it. Do problems 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10:
Your assignments will be the following: Using Class Zone and the McDougall Littell text: Asi. #4 Pg. 461; 1-7, 11, 36-44
and Asi. #5 Pg. 461; 8-10, 12, 16-21, 23-25, 27, 28, and 31.
Remember, red circled problems indicate that the work is shown in the worked-out solutions section of the text.