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Parallel or Perpendicular -- LearningCheck™ quiz for calculating slope

Published on 06/20/2008

Activity Overview

This LearningCheck file is a review of calculating slope. Students are asked to use the calculations to determine if two lines are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. These questions can be used to check understanding, as class openers, or as an assessment.

Before the Activity

Download the attached LearningCheck file to students' calculators using the TI-Navigator.

During the Activity

Send the students the file ParallelPerpendicular.edc. There are six questions asking for the students to determine the slope of a line and to use the calculations to determine if two lines are parallel, perpendicular, or neither.

After the Activity

After collecting the answer files from the students, review any items that the class struggled on.