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The Sprinters’ Race

Resource ID#: 72161

Primary Type: Formative Assessment


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Students are given a grid with three points (vertices of a right triangle) representing the starting locations of three sprinters in a race and are asked to determine the center of the finish circle, which is equidistant from each sprinter.

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
   
 
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: MFAS, circle, triangle, points, right angle, perpendicular bisectors, circumcenter, circumcircle, concurrent, point of concurrency, vertex, angle, equidistant, midpoint, intersection, Pythagorean Theorem, inscribed angle, center, hypotenuse, right triangle, rectangle, diagonals, midpoint, congruent
Instructional Component Type(s): Formative Assessment
Resource Collection: MFAS Formative Assessments



Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.912.G-MG.1.3: Apply geometric methods to solve design problems (e.g., designing an object or structure to satisfy physical constraints or minimize cost; working with typographic grid systems based on ratios).