Congruent Rectangles

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Very simply, geometers examine a pair of rectangles on graph paper and find a translation and rotation to demonstrate their congruence. A couple of questions follow to stimulate critical thinking about other possibilities.

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Pros

  • Addresses Common Core State Standards in math, specifically in eighth grade geometry
  • Simple and straightforward, the problem is right on target for its objective
  • Detailed commentary supports the teacher
Cons

  • None
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