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Understand why the Pythagorean Theorem works for right triangles.

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Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find a missing side length.

Understand the relationship between the Pythagorean Theorem and the distance formula.

Solve real-world problems in two dimensions using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Apply and analyze the PT and distance formula in a 3D, real-world setting.

Verify Pythagorean Triples using the Pythagorean Theorem.