From Here to There: Applications of the Distance Formula
Eleventh graders investigate time vs. distance graphs. In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders collect and analyze data regarding motion to investigate an application of the distance formula.
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Exploring the Distance Formula with the TI- Navigator
High schoolers explore the distance formula. In this geometry lesson, students investigate the relationship between movement on the coordinate lane and cardinal directions. High schoolers explore the distance formula in terms of the...
9th - 12th Math
Writing the Equation for a Circle
Circles aren't functions, so how is it possible to write the equation for a circle? Pupils first develop the equation of a circle through application of the Pythagorean Theorem. The lesson then provides an exercise set for learners to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Addition and Subtraction Formulas 1
Show budding mathematicans how to find the sine of pi over 12. The third lesson in a series of 16 introduces the addition and subtraction formulas for trigonometric functions. Class members derive the formulas using the distance formula...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Calculus
This heady calculus text covers the subjects of differential and integral calculus with rigorous detail, culminating in a chapter of physics and engineering applications. A particular emphasis on classic proof meshes with modern graphs,...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
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