Exploring Segment Properties

Topic:
Addition

First Things First:

Visit Desmos and login using the code on the board and your school email!

Directions:

Using the applet below, answer the questions that follow it.

Move point B anywhere on screen, paying attention to the lengths of each segment. What do you notice?

Now move point C around the screen, paying attention to the lengths of each segment. What do you notice?

Create an equation to describe the relationship of the segments

Do you think your equation would work for any segment? Why or Why not?