Pythagorean Theorem Jeopardy Game

This Pythagorean Theorem Jeopardy Game challenges students to calculate the value of the legs or the hypotenuse of a right triangle. Students must also be able to determine whether a given set of numbers could be the lengths of the sides in a right triangle.

In some instances, the students will be given the legs of a right triangle, and will be asked to calculate the length of the hypotenuse. In other problems, kids will be asked to find one of the legs when given the other leg and the hypotenuse. This game has a single-player feature, and a multi-player option. It can be played on computers, iPads, and other tablets. You do not need to install an app to play this game on the iPad. Enjoy this challenging game and test your knowledge about the Pythagorean Theorem. Have fun scoring lots of points!

The game is based on the following Common Core Math Standards:

CC 8.G.7

Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and
three dimensions.

CC 8.G.8

Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate system.

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