Click and drag the sliders to set the cars speed and starting position.

Sample question for Level: Algebra 1
Problem: Set RED CAR: Speed=15km/h and Start=24km and
BLUE CAR: Start=0km. Question: If the cars meet in 4 hours, what is SPEED of BLUE CAR? Use the activity to find your answer and then talk about the math. Answer A: Using the activity.

Zip for offline use This InterActivity needs readytouse in the classroom worksheets so:
Please write me with questions/ideas for using this activity (include grade level). 
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Global  Car Race Animated Activity 
Brief  User speed and position of cars in a race to understand slope and intercept. 
Grade  6 (or any time after the idea of linear equations  does NOT require explanation of slope and intercept) 
Strand  Algebra and Functions AF at Math247
Algebra Algebra at Math247 
Standard  CA 6.AF.2.2 CA 7.AF.1.5 Algebra 1 2.5 ACT GR 2427 
Keywords  linear, equation, rate, slope, intercept, dynamic, freeware, applet, offline, online 
Comments  This activity is suitable for younger children  just change the questions! 
Download  Zip for offline use 
Author  LFS  contact 
Type  Freeware  Available for Offline and Online Use  Translatable (html) 
Use  Requires sunJava player 
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