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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

321- Irrational Numbers—Where Are You?

Friday, April 11, 2014: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
215/216 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Vivian F. Cyrus
Christie Perry

What and where are irrational numbers? Why do we need them? Come join us as we discover the need for irrational numbers and find their approximate location on a number line. Connections will be made to the Pythagorean theorem and the square root function. You will also use rational number approximations to discover the irrational number pi.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8

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