Measuring Distances: Lesson

This Measuring Distances: Lesson video also includes:

Let's rule the coordinate plane. By reviewing the marking on rulers, the video discusses how to determine the measurement between two points. The resource, a portion of a basic geometry playlist, determines the length of a side of a triangle to introduce the Ruler Postulate.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on why it might not be best to measure for the end of a ruler
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should know how to find the absolute value of differences
  • Individuals should recognize decimal equivalents of fractions
Pros

  • Includes a link to more resources that explain how to measure distances
  • Provides examples with descriptions
Cons

  • None
Common Core