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NUMB3RS Activity: Two-Dimensional Trilateration

Students investigate trilateration.  In this Algebra II lesson, students explore 2-dimensional trilateration in order to locate a single point on a coordinate plane, simulating the process used by Global Positioning System to pinpoint an exact location on Earth. 

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2006
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet

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