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standard: (MCC4.MD.6&7)

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Act 1

Watch the video


  • Where should the white ball be shot so that it can sink the #8 black ball in the bottom corner without hitting a striped ball first?
  • Use the student recording sheet to make your estimation.  Be sure to explain your reasoning.


Act 2

What you need to about angles


Act 3


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