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Baseball and the Pythagorean Theorem: There's Math in Sports? Learn how the Pythagorean theorem can be applied to football to determine how far a pass and a field goal kick actually travel despite the yards gained on a play. In the accompanying classroom activity, students review related vocabulary and then explore some mathematical challenges. #PythagoreanTheorem #MathGames #MiddleSchool

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