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Learn about Pythagorean Theorem using a football field. If you've got some football players out there in class, then this is the way to go! This problem from Harvey Mudd College’s Department of Mathematics is one of the many fact lessons. You’ll need a long, long rope and a football field in order to calculate the answer. Or you can just visualize the rope and football field sharing it on the white board. A question is posed and multiple answers are given to choose. Any answer given must be justified through the Pythagorean theorem.
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Valerie Bourbour is a certified educator and past Co-Director of The Academy of Ormond Beach. Ms. Bourbour has experience in online learning platforms and aims for student success.