How can you get from the movie theater to the diner?
Possible response: go 5 blocks west and 2 blocks north.
What is the
Which coordinate do the bookstore and the movie theater have in common?
The
How far apart is the bookstore from the movie theater? How do you know?
6 blocks. Explanations vary; encourage students to discuss subtracting the
How far is the park from the diner? Support your answer.
12 blocks. Explanations vary; encourage students to discuss using absolute value and adding the
When you connect the diner, movie theater, and park, a triangle is formed. What formula can you use to find the area of the triangle?
What is the length of the base of the triangle? What is the height?
Base: 12
Height: 5
What expression can you use to find the area of the triangle?
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