Education Technology

Placement of Lines

Published on 05/14/2009

Activity Overview

Using Activity Center, students will submit equations of lines that are parallel, perpendicular, intersecting but not perpendicular or coincident to the given line. Lines from Activity Center appear both on the screen and the graphing calculator.

Before the Activity

Students need to know the characteristics of lines that are parallel, perpendicular, intersecting but not perpendicular, and coincident.

The attachment summarizes the activity and provides an outline for students to write down answers.

During the Activity

Six different Activity Center setting files provide opportunity for lots of practice.