# Apply the relationships in special right triangles 30°-60°-90° and 45°-45°-90° and the pythagorean theorem, including pythagorean triples, to solve problems

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#### What is the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem?

The converse of the Pythagorean Theorem is like the the Pythagorean Theorem in reverse. You can use it both forward and backward! Not all theorems work this way, but the Pythagorean Theorem does! This tutorial will show you how to use both the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.

#### What is the Pythagorean Theorem?

The Pythagorean theorem is a very popular theorem that shows a special relationship between the sides of a right triangle. In this tutorial, you'll get introduced to the Pythagorean theorem and see how it's used to solve for a missing length on a right triangle!

#### How Do You Determine Whether Two Chords are Equidistant From the Center of a Circle?

When you want to know if two chords are the same distance away from the center of the circle, there's a quick way to get the answer. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to find that answer and figure out which chords are equidistant from the center.

#### How Do You Determine Whether a Line is Tangent to a Circle?

In this tutorial, you'll see how the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem is used to figure out if a line is tangent to a circle.

#### What is a Tangent Line to a Circle?

What does it mean when a line is tangent to a circle? In this tutorial, you'll learn what a line needs to do to be a tangent line to a circle.

#### How Do You Find the Area of a Regular Polygon When You Know the Length of the Apothem?

If you need to find the area of a regular polygon all you need is the apothem! This tutorial shows you how to find the area of a regular pentagon when you only know the apothem.

#### What is a 45Â°-45Â°-90Â° Triangle?

A 45-45-90 triangle is a special right triangle with some very special characteristics. If you have a 45-45-90 triangle, you can find a missing side length without using the Pythagorean theorem! Check out this tutorial to learn about 45-45-90 triangles!

#### What is a 30-60-90 Degree Triangle?

A 30-60-90 triangle is a special right triangle with some very special characteristics. If you have a 30-60-90 degree triangle, you can find a missing side length without using the Pythagorean theorem! Check out this tutorial to learn about 30-60-90 triangles!

#### How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

Want to find the area of a trapezoid? If you have the length of each base and the height, you can use them to find the area. In this tutorial, you'll see how to identify those values and plug them into the formula for the area of a trapezoid. Then see how to simplify to get your answer!

#### How Do You Find the Area of a Sector of a Circle?

Trying to find the area of a sector of a circle? Then check out this tutorial! You'll see how to use given information and the formula for the area of a sector to find the answer. Take a look!

#### How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Regular Pyramid?

Want to know how the find the lateral and surface areas of a regular pyramid? Then this tutorial was made for you! You'll see how to apply each formula to the given information to find the lateral area and surface area. Check it out!

#### How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cone?

Want to know how the find the lateral and surface areas of a cone? Then check out this tutorial! You'll see how to apply each formula to the given information to find the lateral area and surface area. Take a look!

#### What is the Formula for the Area of a Trapezoid?

Trying to figure out the formula for the area of a trapezoid? You could start by creating a parallelogram out of two trapezoids. Then, use the formula for the area of a parallelogram to figure out the formula for the area of one trapezoid. This tutorial shows you how!

#### What is the Formula for the Area of a Circle?

Did you know that you can figure out the formula for the area of a circle by first turning the circle into a parallelogram? It seems a little weird, but it really works! Watch this tutorial to see how it's done!