Pythagoras is useful for many trades and for our daily life. It helps us with tasks like:
building wall frames
buying a TV/Computer monitor
Working through this page will:
show you how to use c² = a² + b² to find missing lengths
help you to practise what you have learnt.
The video will explain why and how we use Pythagoras and run you through a couple of examples. After the video, try a couple of review tasks to check your understanding.
Answer these questions to ensure you have understood the information in the video.
Try it yourself
These tasks will help you practise what you have learnt. Work through the questions. You can watch the video again if you have forgotten something.