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Title Similar Triangles and Slope
Description Students use the simulation to build similar right triangles from the horizontal change and vertical change (rise and run) of a line from one point to another.
Subject Mathematics
Level Middle School
Type Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords similar triangles, slope
Simulation(s) Graphing Lines (HTML5), Graphing Lines


Author(s) Andrew Freeman
Contact Email freeman_andrew@svvsd.org
School / Organization Longs Peak Middle School
Date submitted 6/5/19
Date updated 6/5/19