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Soap Warehouse: The Shortest Distance Between Stores

Published on 05/05/2009

Activity Overview

In this investigation we are going to determine the best place to build a warehouse so that it can service three stores with the least amount of travel.

Before the Activity

Students should know of line segments and coordinates.

During the Activity

Use the Soap_TE.tns to see what the student documents should look like. The students will work with the Word document to create their own TNS file.

After the Activity

You can continue with the soap film part after the activity if you wish.