• In Looking for Pythagoras, students will explore an important relationship among the side lengths of a right triangle. They will learn how to:

    • Develop strategies for finding the distance between two points on a coordinate grid
    • Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
    • Understand and use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve everyday problems
    • Write fractions as repeating or terminating decimals
    • Write decimals as fractions
    • Recognize rational and irrational numbers
    • Locate irrational numbers on a number line
    • Relate the area of a square to its side length, and the volume of a cube to its side length
    • Estimate square roots and cube roots
    ACE questions: Worked out examples
    In each Parent Letter you will find:
    • A brief overview of what your student will be learning
    • Unit Goals
    • How to help your student with his or her homework
    • Discussion points of the units
    • Common Core Standards covered (though the Indiana Standards are slightly different)
    • Worked out examples for the topics covered within the unit. 
Last Modified on July 9, 2017