Grade 8 Mathematics Module 7, Topic C, Lesson 15

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Student Outcomes

  • Students know that the Pythagorean Theorem can be interpreted as a statement about the areas of similar geometric figures constructed on the sides of a right triangle.
  • Students explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
8.G.6 Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.
8.G.7 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world...
8.G.8 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate system.

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