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        Baseball and the Pythagorean Theorem: There's Math in Sports?

        In this interactive from APT, learn how the Pythagorean theorem can be applied to baseball. In the accompanying classroom activity, students review related vocabulary and then explore some mathematical challenges. They also have a chance to extend their understanding by using the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between points in a coordinate plane. Students frequently ask when math topics will be used in everyday life, and this interactive addresses this question. The step-by-step guide helps students recognize that the Pythagorean theorem has practical, real-world applications.

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