Slope Right Up
Students use triangles to find the length and slope of each side. After connecting the vertices, they add points based on their specific instructions. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to complete a worksheet to end the lesson.
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There is Only One Line Passing Through a Given Point with a Given Slope
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