Shortest Distance Between Points and Lines
Learners use technology to determine the shortest between two points in a plane. They are required to support their analytic explanations with visual illustrations.
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Module 7: Connecting Algebra and Geometry
The coordinate plane links key geometry and algebra concepts in this approachable but rigorous unit. The class starts by developing the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem, then moves to applications of slope. Activities...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Connecting Algebra and Geometry Through Coordinates
This unit on connecting algebra and geometry covers a number of topics including worksheets on the distance formula, finding the perimeter and area of polynomials, the slope formula, parallel and perpendicular lines, parallelograms,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
The Distance from a Point to a Line
What is the fastest way to get from point A to line l? A straight perpendicular line! Learners use what they have learned in the previous lessons in this series and develop a formula for finding the shortest distance from a point to a...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Pythagorean Theorem, the Distance Formula, and Slope
Learners explore the concept of the Pythagorean Theorem. For this Pythagorean Theorem lesson, pupils use the Pythagorean Theorem to derive the distance formula. They are given points on a coordinate grid and they find the distance...
8th - 12th Math