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Tool: Jets Distance Problem
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The 3-D animated video helps students understand the wordings in the following distance, rate, and time word problem: Two space jets named Dragon and Eagle start from Mars and fly in opposite directions. The speed of Eagle is six less than twice the speed of Dragon. In four hours they are 96 thousand miles apart. What is the speed of Eagle?

The video shows how to develop critical thinking skills to look at the problem in different ways. It fits the visual learners' style and reduces the anxiety of students who have difficulty thinking in abstract terms.

Technology Type: Shockwave
Author: Faster-Than-Light Math!
Language: English
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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