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Distance on the Coordinate Plane - Grade 6




 
Videos and solutions to help Grade 6 students use absolute value to determine distance between integers on the coordinate plane in order to find side lengths of polygons.

New York State Common Core Math Module 5, Grade 6, Lesson 7

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Lesson 7 Student Outcomes


• Students use absolute value to determine distance between integers on the coordinate plane in order to find side lengths of polygons.

Lesson 7 Classwork

Example 1
Determine the lengths of the given line segments by determining the distance between the two endpoints.
Exercises
Complete the table using the diagram on the coordinate plane. Problem Set
1. Given the pairs of points, determine whether the segment that joins them is horizontal, vertical, or neither.
a. X(3,5) and Y(-2,5)
b. M(-4,9) and N(4,-9)
c. E(-7,1) and F(-7,4)

2. Complete the table using absolute value to determine the lengths of the line segments
Points: (-3,5), (7,5)
Points: (1,-3), (-6,-3)
Points: (2,-9), (2,-3)
Points: (6,1), (6,16)
Points: (-3,0), (-3,12)

3. Complete the table using the diagram and absolute value to determine the lengths of the line segments.

4. Complete the table using the diagram and absolute value to determine the lengths of the line segments.

5. Name two points in different quadrants that form a vertical line segment that is 8 units in length.

6. Name two points in the same quadrant that form a horizontal line segment that is 5 units in length.



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