Section 7-1: Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles


Essential Question

  • How can the formulas for the areas parallelograms and triangles be used to discover if your house can withstand a hurricane?

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Section 7-2: The Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse


Essential Question

  • How can you tell if a latter is tall enough to scale a castle wall with a moat infested with dangerous sharks at its base?

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Section 7-3: Special Right Triangles


Essential Question

  • How long will it take a bale of hay to travel up a conveyor belt if it is at 60o to the ground and moving the bales at 100 ft/sec?

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Mid-Chapter Project



Modified from the original project found here.


Section 7-4 Areas of Trapezoids, Rhombuses, and Kites


Essential Question


  • Can the area of any of the U.S.states be found by using the formula for the area of a trapezoid or kite?

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Section 7-6 Circles and Arcs


Essential Question

  • How much iron must be used to create the arched top of a mall entrance?

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Section 7-7 Areas of Circles and Sectors


Essential Question

  • What is the area of a slice of pizza from a round pizza pie?

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