Find the Length and Width of a Rectangle Given Four Points on the Coordinate Plane

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Do some exploration to find the missing point of a rectangle on a coordinate plane. Your learners will be able to find the pattern and plot the missing point from three given points. The video uses method of picking an x and y value from current points to make the missing point. Video is fifth in a seven-part series about graphing and coordinates. 

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CCSS: Designed
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Pros

  • Includes two game activities in slides under resources
  • More practice and quick assessment listed in slides
Cons

  • Initial method to plot fourth coordinate can be confusing 
  • Should introduce counting distance before going straight to shortcut 
  • Does not acknowledge how to find distance of non-horizontal/vertical lines
Common Core