Instructional Activity# Cutting Corners

Lesson 10. Unit 8. Grade 8 Open Up Resources

Open Up Resources15 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 10, Unit 8, Grade 8. The purpose of this activity is for students to use the Pythagorean Theorem to reason about distances and speeds to figure out who will win a race. Students must translate between the context and the geometric representation of the context and back. Identify students whose work is clearly labeled and organized to share during the whole-class discussion.