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CHALLENGE #3: FIELD OF VIEW

SPECIFIC STANDARDS ADDRESSED IN DEEP IMPACT MISSION CHALLENGE from Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM)

Algebra
Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols

  • Grades 6-8 - Use symbolic algebra to represent situations and to solve problems, especially those that involve linear relationships
  • Grades 9-12 - Use symbolic algebra to represent and explain mathematical relationships

Geometry
Analyze characteristics and properties of two-and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships

  • Grades 9-12 - Use trigonometric relationships to determine lengths and angle measures

Measurement
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements

  • Grades 6-8 - Solve simple problems involving rates and derived measurements for such attributes as velocity and density

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