Grade 8 Mathematics Module 7, Topic B, Lesson 11

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Student Outcomes

  • Students use rational approximation to get the approximate decimal expansion of numbers like the square root of 3 and the square root of 28.
  • Students distinguish between rational and irrational numbers based on decimal expansions.

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Common Core Learning Standards

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8.NS.1 Know that numbers that are not rational are called irrational. Understand informally that every...
8.NS.2 Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare the size of irrational numbers, locate...

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