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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Quadrilaterals and Other Polygons
Unit Number
GEOM08
Course
Geometry
Content Area
Math
Description
Students will investigate and solve real-world problems involving area and volume.
Timeline
2.5 Week(s)
Enduring Understandings
Area, surface area, and volume have many real life applications.
Many polygons and polyhedra have common features based on their common characteristics.
Essential Questions
How can two-dimensional figures be used to understand three-dimensional objects?
Where do area and volume formulas come from?
How can geometric figures be used in real-life area and volume situations?
How do marketers use different shapes in different contexts to create the false perception of space or volume?


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Standard
Standard Component
  
Determine if a whole number within 100 is composite or prime, and find all factor pairs for whole numbers within 100.
  
Prove the slope criteria for parallel and perpendicular lines and use them to solve problems.
ECO
  
Use congruence and similarity criteria for triangles to solve problems and to prove relationships in geometric figures.
  
  
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Standard Component
ECO
  
Prove theorems about polygons.
ECO
  
Use coordinates to prove geometric theorems algebraically.
  
Use geometric shapes, their measures and their properties to describe objects.
ECO
  
Apply geometric methods to solve design mathematical modeling problems.