Using properties and theorems for parallel lines cut by a transversal, students write and solve systems of equations to determine angle measures.
The goal is to figure out the slight slant of each set of ledges in order to determine which way the ball will roll. Students have to figure out where the ball will end up. This activity combines Geometry skills, Algebra skills, and Critical Thinking skills.
There are 2 versions of the worksheet for easy differentiation. You can use both on different days, choose one, or use some of each to differentiate by ability.
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