Stairs

Henri Picciotto

  • Enter the coordinates of From and To points
  • Click Show Points
  • Enter a rise and a run for stairs
  • Click Show Stairs
  • Click on the bottom right icon to enter equations

Stairs will always include the From point.

Note: this applet works on most browsers, but for some reason
it does not work in Chrome on Windows. Apologies.


From

x:
y:


To

x:
y:





rise:
run:


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Exploration
Connect From and To points with stairs.
Use bigger or smaller steps for the same points.
Graph a line, put stairs on it. Under it.
Make some stairs, then graph lines to match (over, under.)
Make designs using stairs and lines.
Challenges
See this worksheet.
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