Related Rates with Right Triangles (Part 1 of 3)

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Objective

SWBAT model and solve related rates problems using right triangles.

Big Idea

Right triangles are everywhere! The geometry of right triangles can be used to model a variety of related rates problems.

Video Narrative - Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

35 minutes
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Setting the Stage

3 minutes
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Investigation

20 minutes
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Closure + Homework

2 minutes
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