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Title Making Sense of Slope
Description In this activity, students are asked to experiment with slope using the Graphing Lines sim. They will draw triangles showing vertical change and horizontal change to see how the visual slope of a line on a coordinate graph relates to the mathematical slope.
Subject Mathematics
Level Middle School
Type Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Slope, similar triangles and slope, slope formula
Simulation(s) Graphing Lines (HTML5), Menggambar Garis


Author(s) Jim Freund
Contact Email jim.freund@bvsd.org
School / Organization Horizons K-8 School, Boulder ,CO
Date submitted 18/06/06
Date updated 18/06/06