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Midpoint and Distance in the coordinate plane

Midpoint and Distance in the coordinate plane

Author: Jonathan Heeren
Description: Use coordinate geometry to represent and analyze line segments and polygons, including determining lengths, midpoints and slopes of line segments

a) I can determine the slope of a line.

b) I can determine the distance (length) between points

    on a coordinate plane.

c) I can determine the midpoint of a segment given

    coordinates of the endpoints.

d) I can use slopes and lengths to analyze polygons. 

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Slope and Midpoint in the coordinate plane

Please copy these notes into your notebook for credit.

Distance in the coordinate plane

These are the notes for distance in the coordinate plane

Examples of Slope, Midpoint, Distance

This is a short video showing examples of slope, midpoint, and distance

Midpoint Formula Video

This video breaks down the midpoint formula to its most basic concepts.

Distance Formula

This video shows how the distance formula is an extension of the Pythagorean theorem.

Midpoint in the Coordinate Plane


Distance Formula and Slope


Slope, Midpt, Distance WS