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 CHALLENGE #5: IMPACT GEOMETRY 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 6-8 - Create and critique inductive and deductive arguments concerning geometric ideas and relationships, such as congruence, similarity, and the Pythagorean relationship 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 < BACK