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Using a compass and the Pythagorean theorem, students construct the irrational numbers on the number line.
This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-09-27.
Students do not think that irrational numbers are real. This activity gives them an opportunity to see where the numbers fall.
You will need compasses for this activity,
I really like this. Provides for a greater conceptual understanding of irrational numbers. If no compasses are available, string works just fine.