Which Shape is the Largest? (Distance Formula)

50 Minute Class, Curriculum, Geometry

Learning Goal: Create a need for calculating the distance between two points and show how it relates to the Pythagorean Theorem.

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  • Common Core
    • HSG.GPE.B.7 – Use coordinates to compute perimeters of polygons and areas of triangles and rectangles, e.g., using the distance formula.
  • TEKS
    • G.2(B) – derive and use the distance, slope, and midpoint formulas to verify geometric relationships, including congruence of segments and parallelism or perpendicularity of pairs of lines

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