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Problem 5, Calculating Star Distances
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 7-9


In this problem, students calculate the distances between stars using a three-dimensional distance formula in Cartesian coordinates. Student and teacher pages are included.

Problem 5, Calculating Star Distances  [154KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math II.