# 8th Grade Math - Using the Pythagorean Theorem

Updated: Sep 16

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 8.7C:

use the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse to solve problems

## Instruction

Students use the Pythagorean theorem to solve problems involving right triangles.

## STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023 (including redesign practice), this readiness standard has been tested 14 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click __here__. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.

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