GEOMASTER Activity on the Graphing Calculator
Scroll Down to GeoMastr, press
Notice the menu at the bottom, it is linked to the gray row of keys
Scroll down to 5: Triangle, press
(or you can press )
to place a point1
Press the key several times and then press
to place Point2
Finally press the several times and then press
to place Point3
After you have constructed the right triangle, press the
key, this will
always bring back the menu at the bottom of the screen
Press [MEAS] (
Key) ~ press (Distance/Length)
You want to find the distance between point3 and point2 ~ place the cursor on
point3 and press
then move the cursor to point2 and press
A number will appear ~ this is the length of the segment
Using the and keys, move the number so it is beside the segment and press
to place it there permanently
Record the distance that you found in the table below.
Do the same with point2 and point1 & record the distance in the table below.
Do the same with point1 and point3 & record the distance in the table below.
Go to [FILE] ( Key) and press , which will clear all
Repeat the process for 3 more right triangles
Complete the table below.
Pt3 & Pt2
Pt2 & Pt1
Pt1 & Pt3
Write an equation which shows the relationship between A2, B2, and C2.