# Pythagorean Theorem - Right vs Acute vs Obtuse Triangles

- Author:
- debbie.steffen, nelsone

- Topic:
- Triangles

Drag the corners of the triangle to create different right, acute and obtuse triangles. Try at least three different triangles for each type.
Drag the slider to look at how the sum of the areas in field one and two compare to the area of field three for right, acute and obtuse triangles.

When the triangle is acute the sum of fields one and two is _______________ the area of field three

When the triangle is acute the sum of fields one and two is _______________ ________ the area of field three.

When the triangle is acute the sum of fields one and two is ______ ________ the area of field three.