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Lesson 9-8 - The Pythagorean Theorem and Space Figures

Today, we applied the Pythagorean Theorem to figures in space. We started with some basic definitions:

Definitions related to prisms and pyramids

Given these definitions, you should be all set with this's really not that hard. We went over the following example:

Prism Example

The first thing was to figure out what DB was by using the triangle shown:

Prism Example Step 2

Then, we used the red triangle shown below to figure out HB:

Prism example Step 3

Not bad, right? Here's another should be able to follow the steps:

Pyramid Example

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