10.0 Minimizing Distance to a Cell Phone Tower

Geometry, modeling, and optimization

Students investigate the distance from a moving point on a line to another point in order to find a model and the minimum distance.

10.2 Teacher Worksheet with Notes (pdf)

Module 10 zipped file includes the following files:

10.1 Student Worksheet
10.2 Teacher Worksheet
10.3 Excel
10.4 TI Nspire™




This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation
under Grant No. DUE 0632883
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