Reflection: Rigor Special Right Triangles - Section 1: Constructions, Measurements, and Inductive Reasoning


Spreadsheets have always been one of my favorite tools. They have all types of cool functionalities. They force us to be really logical and precise. They also help to develop rudimentary computer programming skills. The CCSS have put a new emphasis on students gaining experience with spreadsheets in the math classroom (MP5) so I try to incorporate them whenever possible.

In the following video, I'll briefly discuss how spreadsheets can enhance this section of the lesson on special right triangles.

  The Power of Spreadsheets
  Rigor: The Power of Spreadsheets
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Special Right Triangles

Unit 7: Right Triangles and Trigonometry
Lesson 1 of 6

Objective: SWBAT derive special right triangle relationships, memorize them, and apply them to solve problems.

Big Idea: Word on the streets is there's a cat giving kids the long and short of special right triangles...tune in to find out what the fuss is all about.

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Math, Geometry, Triangles, Trigonometry, special right triangles
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