Detective Stories

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The truth will always come out. A short performance task has learners considering a witness statement given to a detective. They apply special line segments in triangles and Ceva's Theorem to prove that the witness is actually lying.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource as an extension activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Scholars must be familiar with the medians, altitudes, and angle bisectors of triangles
  • Knowledge of Ceva's Theorem is necessary
Pros

  • Resource is available in Word form, allowing for easy editing to fit class needs
  • Diagrams are easy to interpret
Cons

  • None
Common Core