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Geometry Applications: Coordinate Geometry

In this program we look at applications of coordinate geometry. We do this in the context of three real-world applications. In the first, we look at longitude and latitude as a spherical coordinate system for navigation. In the second application we look at decimal values for longitude and latitude in a two-dimensional system for locating buried treasure at sea. In the third application we look at polar coordinates in the context of Frank Lloyd Wright's design for the Guggenheim Museum.

This video includes a video transcript: https://media4math.com/library/video-transcript-geometry-applications-coordinate-geometry

This video includes a Teacher's Guide: https://www.media4math.com/library/geometry-applications-teachers-guide-coordinate-geometry

Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.3
Duration 38.68 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Coordinate Geometry
        • Coordinate Systems
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, coordinate geometry, applications of coordinate geometry