Access Point #: MAFS.912.G-CO.4.AP.12fArchived Access Point

Construct a line parallel to a given line through a point not on the line.

Essential Understandings


  • Using manipulatives (e.g., ruler, compass, protractor, straight edge, dynamic geometric software, etc.) to construct a line through a point that is parallel to the given line.

    7 step instructions for using manipulatives to construct a line through a point that is parallel to the given line.
  • Understand the following concepts and vocabulary: parallel and plane.
  • Parallel lines are two lines on the same plane that never meet. They are always the same distance apart.
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General Information
Number: MAFS.912.G-CO.4.AP.12f
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 07/14
Cluster: Make geometric constructions. (Geometry - Supporting Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

Related Standards

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
1200400: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 9-12
1206310: Geometry
1206320: Geometry Honors
0101340: Three-Dimensional Studio Art 2
0101350: Three-Dimensional Studio Art 3 Honors
0104340: Drawing 1
0104350: Drawing 2
0104360: Drawing 3 Honors
0104370: Painting 1
0104380: Painting 2
0104390: Painting 3 Honors
0109310: Portfolio Development: Drawing-Honors
0109320: Portfolio Development: Two-Dimensional Design Honors
0109330: Portfolio Development: Three-Dimensional Design Honors
0114800: Florida's Preinternational Baccalaureate Art 1
0114810: Florida's Preinternational Baccalaureate Art 2
7912070: Access Liberal Arts Mathematics
0101355: Creating Two-Dimensional Art
0101365: Creating Three-Dimensional Art
1206315: Geometry for Credit Recovery
1207300: Liberal Arts Mathematics 1
7912065: Access Geometry
0104335: Drawing 1
7967015: Access Drawing 1
0104412: Figure Drawing 2

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