Maths unit A:2D and 3D Pythagoras

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What triangles does this theorem work on?
Right-angled triangles
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What is the theorem?
a^2+b^2=c^2
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What does c represent?
The hypotenuse (the longest side)
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How do you do this in cubes/cuboids?
Use multiple right-angled triangles until you reach the side you need to find
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How do you do this in square based pyramids?
You will do the same thing as a cube/cuboid except you have to find the midpoint of the side in the middle of the base at some point
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Card 2

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What is the theorem?

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a^2+b^2=c^2

Card 3

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What does c represent?

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Card 4

Front

How do you do this in cubes/cuboids?

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Card 5

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How do you do this in square based pyramids?

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