Students watch teacher demonstration of distance formula, view non-collinear cities on maps, plot points on coordinate plane, evaluate square roots, compute distance between two points, and use Heron's formula to find area of triangles.
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Connecting Algebra and Geometry Through Coordinates
This unit on connecting algebra and geometry covers a number of topics including worksheets on the distance formula, finding the perimeter and area of polynomials, the slope formula, parallel and perpendicular lines, parallelograms,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan - Distance in the Coordinate Plane
Learners explore the distance formula. They use Cabri, Jr. to explore distances in a coordinate plane. The lessons requires pupils to calculate distance with both the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem in order to discover the...
8th - 10th Math
New Review Circles in the Coordinate Plane
Make the connection between the distance formula and the equation of a circle. The teacher presents a lesson on how to use the distance formula to derive the equation of the circle. Pupils transform circles on the coordinate plane and...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Distance Formula with the TI- Navigator
Students explore the distance formula. In this geometry lesson, students investigate the relationship between movement on the coordinate lane and cardinal directions. Students explore the distance formula in terms of the Pythagorean...
9th - 12th Math
Module 7: Connecting Algebra and Geometry
The coordinate plane links key geometry and algebra concepts in this approachable but rigorous unit. The class starts by developing the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem, then moves to applications of slope. Activities...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Distance Between Two Points
How does the Pythagorean Theorem become the distance formula? The video instructor begins by explaining the application of the distance formula. She then shows graphically how the distance formula is just an extension of the Pythagorean...
7 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable