PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM Word Problems - Error Analysis (Find the Error)

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Have your students apply their understanding of PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM with these ERROR ANALYSIS activities.

Benefits of Math Error Analysis:
Giving students opportunities to identify and correct errors in presented solutions allows them to show their understanding of the mathematical concepts you have taught.

Whats Included:
This resource includes 10 real-world PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM word problems that are solved incorrectly. Students have to IDENTIFY THE ERROR, provide the CORRECT SOLUTION and share a helpful STRATEGY for solving the problem. An ANSWER KEY has also been provided with examples of possible answers. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.

How to Use:
When I present this activity to my students, I tell them that these are errors that students from my other class made and I need their help to correct them. Students LOVE correcting other students mistakes. Students can use these activities with a partner, as a warm-up , as classwork, homework, in math centers or group work.

Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.


Topics Covered:
✔ Find the Length of the Legs of a Right Triangle
✔ Find the Length of the Hypotenuse of a Right Triangle
✔ Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem


Common Core Alignment :
* 8.G.7 - Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.
* 8.EE.2 - Use square root and cube root symbols to represent solutions to equations of the form x^2 = p and x^3 = p, where p is a positive rational number. Evaluate square roots of small perfect squares and cube roots of small perfect cubes. Know that √2 is irrational.
* MP3 - Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.


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More PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM resources:
* Pythagorean Theorem ERROR ANALYSIS
* Pythagorean Theorem PROBLEM SOLVING GRAPHIC ORGANIZER
* Pythagorean Theorem MAZE, RIDDLE, COLORING PAGE


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* 8th Grade Winter MATH PACKET
* 8th Grade WORD PROBLEMS WITH GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS BUNDLE
* 8th Grade ERROR ANALYSIS BUNDLE


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PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM Word Problems -  Error Analysis  (Find
PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM Word Problems -  Error Analysis  (Find
PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM Word Problems -  Error Analysis  (Find