Pythagorean Theorem: Hypotenuse and Legs — 2 Self-Checking Pixel Art


Engage your students with these pixel art activities and practice using pythagorean theorem to find the hypotenuse or legs! It includes positive integer solutions only. It's great as sub plan, review lesson, or independent practice!

Why you'll love this

Each activity is a self-checking Google Sheet, themed after Halloween/fall. The image is versatile, so it can really be used at any time in the school year. Students practice a series of problems, and get immediate feedback as they go. Correct answers turn green and incorrect answers stay red. As students type in correct answers, a mystery picture appears. The Google Sheets are all self checking & digital, so it can easily be assigned through Google Classroom or any online learning platform.

There's no prep required. This is great for virtual or in person learning!

What’s included?

There's 2 pixel art Google Sheets, with 18 problems total, along with an answer key and directions for reference:

  • Google Sheet #1: 9 problems with right triangles - find the length of the hypotenuse

  • Google Sheet #2: 9 problems right triangles - find the length of the leg

  • PDF Answer Key

You can assign the Google Sheets separately or both at once depending on your preferences and skills that your students are working on.

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