Type:

Assessment, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Other

Description:

8.G.7 In this task, students work out the actual dimensions of TV screens, which are sold according to their diagonal measurements. Students use right triangle and the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate missing dimensions. Copyright © 2009 by Mathematics Assessment Resource Service. All rights reserved.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Geometry right triangles Pythagorean Theorem

Language:

English

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Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-02-24.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

Students use the Pythagorean Theorem to create an artistic version of the Wheel of Theodorus. Students will need experience with approximating non-perfect square roots and precise drawing and measuring. The directions provided are easy to follow and complete. This activity could easily be used in a classroom setting.

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