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Distance, Numbers and Data

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this distance worksheet, students solve problems involving distance, rate, and variation. This two-page worksheet contains four problems.
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Distance

For Students 8th - 12th
In this secondary mathematics learning exercise, pupils use the Pythagorean Theorem to express the distance two planes flying at right angles are apart after t hours of flying. The one-page learning exercise contains one problem with the...
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Distance Formula

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students determine the distance between two points.  In this distance formula lesson, groups of students determine the distance between points in real life situations.  They calculate the distance from one point in the school to another. 
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Stopping Distances

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In 2016, one in every four fatal car crashes listed speeding as a contributing factor. Pupils view videos of a car trying to come to a quick stop from four different rates of speed. They use context clues to measure and determine the...
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...
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Shortest Distance between Line and Point

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
A short video shows how to find the shortest distance between a line and a point on the coordinate plane. Using the fact the shortest distance is the perpendicular, the presenter shows the class how to find the intersection of the two...
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Speed, Distance, Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Speed up your learning of distance, rate, and time problems. Future mathematicians view a video to review how to determine distance, rate, or time, given the other two quantities. They watch as the narrator works through several examples.
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Eclipse Over America — Relative Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a lesson that is sure to overshadow others! Introduce young astronomers to the unique size and distance relationship between the sun and moon with an activity from a larger series exploring space. A short video illustrates the...
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Worksheet - Distances in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers explore the distance formula. In this geometry lesson plan, learners determine the length of a segment with the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem. They explore the relationship between the two methods...
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Distances on the Number Line 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Simple tasks are presented for your seventh grade math masters. They are to determine whether two numbers on a number line are equidistant from zero and what the two added together would be.
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Distance Formula with Decimals 1

For Students 4th - 8th
In this distance formula learning exercise, students complete the distance formula with numbers with decimals. Students complete 16 problems total.
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Pythagorean Theorem and Distance Formula

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
In this Pythagorean theorem and distance formula worksheet, young geometers use the two formulas to find the distance between points. They complete 12 problems.
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Angling for Distance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the concept of projectile distance through determining the angle that will provide the maximum distance of a launched projectile.  Students launch baseballs on a football field and video tape the path of the ball.
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Pythagoras and Distance Formula

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Pythagoras and Distance Formula learning exercise, learners read real-life story problems, determine needed information, write equations, and then solve the problem. Students use the Pythagorean Theorem and Distance Formula to...
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Finding the Shortest Total Distance possible

For Students 10th - 11th
In this geometry worksheet, students solve the problem of finding the shortest total distance traveling in straight lines.  The solution is provided.
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Distance vs. Displacement

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Home is where your displacement is zero. Scholars practice solving distance versus displacement problems of increasing difficulty. They begin with two stage motion and, by the wizard level, each problem has four stage motion to consider....
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 8th Standards
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to coordinate geometry. Learners find the distance between two points on a coordinate plane by using the Pythagorean Theorem. The vertical and horizontal change creates a right triangle, which allows...
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Size and Distance in Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore objects in space in terms of their distance and size. They learn how to write and interpret exponential notation, how distances are related to time and about light years, and apply all of this knowledge to objects in the...
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Speed and Following Distance

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How much distance should you keep between your car and the one in front of you? Did you think of an answer in terms of time when the question clearly stated distance? The lesson covers the relationship between distance, time, and speed....
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Absolute Value—Magnitude and Distance

For Students 6th Standards
Do you want to use the resource? Absolutely. Scholars learn about absolute value and its relation to magnitude and distance on a number line. They compare numbers in context by applying absolute value. 
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th Standards
Scholars learn how to find the distance of vertical and horizontal line segments on the coordinate plane in the 19th installment of a 21-part module. The use of absolute value comes in handy.
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Distance and Midpoint Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Small groups work through two guided activities to derive the distance and midpoint formulas for the coordinate plane. The activities begin with concrete examples and move to abstract.
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 6th Standards
Pupils use absolute value to determine the distance between two points on the coordinate plane. The seventh installment of a 22-part series asks class members to determine the lengths of sides of geometric figures drawn on the plane....
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Planetary Distances on the Playground

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
There's no need to stay inside; get out of the classroom and create a scaled map of the solar system on your playground field! In collaborative groups, scholars identify the distance between the sun and other planets, place planet...

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