Operations with Vectors: GPS Device

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Determine the distance between two hikers using vectors. Pupils use an interactive to develop the formula to find the distance between two points knowing their relationship to a third point. Learners use the formula to calculate the distance between two hikers given their relative positions from camp.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners show the work needed to answer the challenge questions
Classroom Considerations
  • Class members should understand vector notation
  • Individuals should be familiar with trigonometric ratios
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  • Challenge questions provide the correct answer if answered incorrectly
  • The resource contains example questions
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