The Distance to an Unapproachable Point
Students use geometry or trigonometry to measure the distance of a far off point. They verify their measurements using a tape measure to check their work.
8th - 11th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
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
Working with Coordinate Planes: Activities and Supplemental Materials
Seven activities make up a collection of supplemental materials to reinforce graphing on a coordinate plane. Worksheet objectives include plotting coordinates within single and four quadrants, measuring straight and diagonal lines, and...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Motion of the Moon, Sun, and Stars—Motivating Mathematics
What does math have to do with the behavior of the earth and sun? Learn how the movement of celestial bodies has influenced the development of trigonometry. Scholars connects the details in mathematics to their real-world meaning.
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Basic Trigonometry and Radians
A fabulous set of examples and problems that introduce basic trigonometry concepts, this packet is set apart by the care it takes to integrate both radians and degrees into the material. After defining radians, the author demonstrates...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ancient Egyptians sure knew their trigonometry! Pupils learn how the pyramid architects applied right triangle trigonometry. When comparing the Pythagorean theorem to the trigonometric ratios, they learn an important connection that...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Quadratic Equations Using the Appropriate Methods and Formulas
This short but detailed video answers the questions of what to do with a quadratic equation once it's factored. After introducing the zero product property, the video walks through multiple examples of applying it to factorable quadratic...
6 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed