Mathematics Within: Slope and Triangles

Learners discover a method for determining the slope of a line by creating and comparing similar triangles. They fold coordinate grids to make three similar triangles then measure the sides to compare the relationships between the triangles. The slope equation or rise over run is developed from these relationships.

8th - 10th Math 81 Views 140 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
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