Cynthia Lanius

Geometry Online Introduction Distances Midpoints

School-Bus Geometry

Meet You Half-Way

two points on a square grid Imagine the red and blue points are houses on the school-bus route. We will use city blocks as our unit of measurement. How far do Cristina and Marcus live from each other in school-bus geometry? How many different ways are there from Christina's to Marcus'? Remember this is school-bus geometry. Stay on the streets.

Marcus and Cristina decide to meet half-way between each other's homes to wait for the bus. But wait, what's the problem with that? Put an X on all the midpoints between their two homes.

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Geometry Online Introduction Distances Midpoints

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