Education Technology

The Midpoint Formula

Activity Overview

The purpose of the activity is for students to verify the results of the Midpoint Formula using the dynamic capabilities of Cabri Jr.

Before the Activity

You will need to transfer the application variable MIDPOINT.8xv to each student calculator. You can do this through a TI-Navigator system, or you can download the file onto your calculator using TI Connect and then link your calculator to each student calculator.

During the Activity

Give each student a copy of the student handout. You should allow 10-15 minutes for the students to work though the handout.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary