## CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.6 - Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School OfficersTitle: CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.6 Explain A Proof Of The Pythagorean Theorem And Its Converse. Geometry - 8th Grade Mathematics Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

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