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New York State Standard G.G.35 - Determining parallelism from pairs of corresponding angles.

Published on 03/15/2009

Activity Overview

The students will use the .tns documents CORRS and CORRS2 to discover the relationship between the measures of pairs of corresponding angles and the parallelism of lines cut by a transversal.

Before the Activity

  1. Download the .tns document CORRS and CORRS2 to handhelds using TI-Nspire Computer link software or Connect to Class software.
  2. Students should do the worksheet "Using TI-Nspire to Explore".

During the Activity

This activity is a lesson launcher for understanding the relationship between pairs of corresponding angles and parallel lines.

  1. Distribute the Student Worksheet for Corresponding angles.
  2. Students use the .tns documents CORRS and CORRS2 to answer questions from student worksheet.

After the Activity

Review student results from worksheet.