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Creating Right Triangles 2

Directions: Using only the whole numbers 1 through 8 (without repeating any number), fill in the coordinates to create the vertices of a right triangle: A(__, __), B(__, __), C(__, __) Extension: Try to do this using only the whole numbers 1 through 6. Source: Erick Lee

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Creating Rectangles 2

Directions: Using only the whole numbers 1 through 8 (without repeating any number), fill in the coordinates to create the vertices of a rectangle: A(__, __), B(__, __), C(__, __), D(__, __). Extension: What is the rectangle with the largest/smallest area/perimeter that you can find? Source: Erick Lee

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Probability with Marbles

Directions: There are _____ red marbles and _____ blue marbles in Bag A. There are _____ red marbles and _____ green marbles in Bag B. Place a unique whole number from 1 to 9 in each blank to make the probability of drawing a red marble from either bag the same. Extension: Change the problem such that the number of …

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Probability with Spinners

Directions: Select three of the spinners from the image below (you may pick more than one of each) such that the total number of sectors in all three spinners totals 10. Select spinners so that the probability of all three spinners landing in the shaded sector is the smallest (or largest). Extension: How would the answer change if you could …

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Two-Step Equations 3

Directions: Use the whole numbers 1 through 9 only one time each to find the largest (or smallest) possible values for the sum of x and y. Source: Erick Lee

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Law of Cosines Triangle

Directions: Use the numbers 1-9 (using each number no more than once) to fill in the circles of a triangle. The sum of the numbers on each side of the triangle is equal to the length of that side. What is the triangle with the largest (or smallest) angle measure that you can make? Source: Erick Lee

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Rational Exponents

Directions:  Fill in the boxes using the whole numbers 1 through 6 to make the largest (or smallest) possible number. Use each digit at most once. Extension: How close to 1 can you get? Source:  Erick Lee

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