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Distance Menu

This tutorial provides students with experience using three types of distance scales on regional maps of North America. An introduction shows how to make use of the bar scale, the statement of equivalence, and the representative fraction (ratio) to determine distance between two locations. Printable instructions and two sets of interactive exercises are provided.
Contributed by: Brooklyn College - Publisher, David J. Leveson - Author
Math TopicMeasurement, Number Sense, Decimals, Fractions, Basic Operations, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Other Math Topic
Grade Level5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media, Tutorial

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionScience, Science:Earth science, Social Studies
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorBrooklyn College - Publisher, David J. Leveson - Author
    • Publication Date2011
    • RightsCopyright 2000 David J. Leveson
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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