Get to the Root of the Problem
Eighth graders engage in a discussion of the Pythagorean Theorem. They use the Get to the Root spreadsheet to write formulas to find the length of the hypotenuse and legs of a right triangle.
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Combining Square Roots with Addition and Subtraction
Familiarize young mathematicians with the radical concept of square roots using this set of skills practice problems. Building on prior knowledge about combining like terms in algebraic expressions, this worksheet helps students learn...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Problem Set F Resolving 3-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Speed Teacher Guide with Answer Sheets
Get three planes to line up safely. Individuals work through a set of problems to eliminate spacing conflicts between three airplanes in flight. The pupils use their knowledge to change the airplanes' speed or route to meet a...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Existence and Uniqueness of Square Roots and Cube Roots
Teach cube roots by building on an understanding of square roots. The third installment of a 25-part series asks learners to solve simple quadratic and cubic equations using roots. Scholars compare square roots and cube roots throughout...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Conditional Probability
Here is a turnkey instructional activity that walks young statisticians through the development and uses of conditional probability. From dice games to surveys, Venn diagrams to frequency tables, the class learns how a given can effect...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Word Problems with Rational Numbers
With determination, your number crunchers can apply their previous understanding of adding rational numbers to solve word problems. Help learners to develop strategies such as highlighting keywords, writing an equation, and making a...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Use Area of a Circle to Solve for Circumference
Common circumference problems have learners plug in the radius to solve. Not here! Encourage your learners to work backward through a problem when provided with the area to find the circumference with this last video of a series about...
4 mins 6th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed