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Finding the Slope Between two Points

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Slope is investigated in the context of roofs and handicap ramps.

Mathematics:  measurement, ratios, slope, graphing, and vertical and horizontal distance

Mathematics Thinking:  Determining slopes visually and algebraically, relating changes in coordinate values to changes in slope, and applying slope concepts to real-world applications.

Technology:  Students will use the interactive website ExploreMath.com. The activity is located at:

http://www.exploremath.com/activities/Activity_page.cfm?ActivityID=45

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Last modified on July 26, 2001.