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Slope Assignment

Name____________________________________

Date____________

Your parents have decided to paint the house or apartment building this weekend and have unfortunately chosen you to help them! Calculate the slope of the ladder against your house or apartment building and thoroughly explain how you got your answer. Don’t forget to mention the location of the top of the ladder and explain why this matters! (10pts total)

slope without lacks coherent stating formula calculations States measurement of the base of the ladder to the base of the house OR the height of where the top of the ladder touches the building Description of measurements and data Description not stated Calculations Complete calculations No calculations with incorrect slope Explanations States why the location of the Thorough top of the explanation of ladder matters how student in respect to received height of answer building Grader can understand thought process No proof of explanation or understanding .Slope Assignment Rubric Score 3 2 1 0 10pts total Definition of Slope Gives the formula for slope as Defines slope as ratio of vertical rise to horizontal run States measurement of the base of the ladder to the base of the house AND the height of where the top of the ladder touches the building Complete calculations with correct slope Does not Computes define slope.