Year 6

# Solving practical coordinate problems (Part 2)

Year 6

# Solving practical coordinate problems (Part 2)

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will use rules around x and y coordinates for horizontal and vertical lines to solve more complex problems involving coordinates.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

What is the rule for horizontal lines on a coordinate grid?

They have a constant x coordinate.

Q2.

What is the rule for vertical lines on a coordinate grid?

They have a constant y coordinate.

Q3.

Three vertices of a square are plotted at the points indicated. What are the coordinates of the missing vertex?

(4,-6)

(6,4)

Q4.

Three vertices of a rectangle are plotted at the points indicated. What are the coordinates of the missing vertex?

(-6, -1)

(-6, -2)

Q5.

A square with sides measuring 4 units is on the coordinate grid. What are the coordinates of the 3 unknown vertices? (clockwise from top left)

(7, 4) (7, 8) (3, 8)

(7, 4) (7, 8) (7, 4)

### 5 Questions

Q1.

The diagram shows the vertices of an isosceles triangle. What are the coordinates of the unlabelled vertex?

(2, 5)

(6, 2)

Q2.

There are two identical rectangles on the coordinate grid. What are the coordinates for point D?

(16, 10)

(8, 15)

Q3.

There are three identical squares on the coordinate grid. What are the coordinates for point A?

(5, 2)

(5, 6)

Q4.

There are two identical right angle triangles on the coordinate grid. What are the coordinates for point A?

(1, 0)

(1, 4)

Q5.

The pink line has been drawn one third of the way along the x axis. The blue line has been drawn half way up the y axis. What are the coordinates of the point at which the lines intersect?

(10, 3)

(10, 4)

(3, 10)