Grade 8 Mathematics Module 4, Topic E, Lesson 31

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Student Outcomes

  • Students know that a Pythagorean triple can be obtained by multiplying any known triple by a common whole number.  Students use this method to generate Pythagorean triples.
  • Students use a system of equations to find three numbers, a, b, and c, so that a2 + b2 = c2.

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Common Core Learning Standards

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8.EE.8.b Solve systems of two linear equations in two variables algebraically, and estimate solutions by...
8.G.7 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world...

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