8.G.7 The task challenges a student to demonstrate understanding of the concepts of
irrational numbers, the Pythagorean Theorem and use it to calculate
perimeter/circumference. A student must understand how to calculate the perimeter/circumference of different figures including rectangles, triangles and circles.
A student must be able to make use of common irrational numbers such as the square
root of 2 and pi. A student must approximate irrational numbers with a rational number
to determine an approximate perimeter of a geometric shape. A student must apply
the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the side of a triangle.
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