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Thales Ship at Sea Activity - Thales ship at sea is a math activity saying that you can find the distance of something from where you are standing without actually measuring it Thales Ship at Sea ActivityPurpose The purpose of the activity was to learn that the Corresponding Partsof Congruent Triangles are Congruent CPCTC and how you can use it indifferent situations We familiarized ourselves with the corresponding parts ofcongruent triangles We also were supposed to find the distance to an object without actuallymeasuring the distance to that object directly Step one Suzie Pipperno and I had to pick a concrete block about forty feetaway from the sidewalk in back of the schoolStep two We then tried to align a cone with the cement block without gettingclose to it Step three We had to pace out a certain distance 10 steps from the coneplace a flag the pace the same distance again in a continuous segment andplace another cone Step four We walked at a right angle to the second cone until we had the cementblock and the flag perfectly in line Step five We took a string and stretched it the distance from the second coneto the place we stopped walking Step six We placed the string against a tape measure and found that theapproximate distance from the cement block to the first cone was thirty eightfeet-two inches Step seven We used the string to measure the exact distance from the cementblock the first cone using the tape measure to measure the string which wasforty two feet-one inch Step Eight We used the string to get an exact measurement from the first coneto the flag Then used the string to correct the distance of the second conefrom the flagStep nine We walked at a right angle from the second cone until the flag andthe cement block are lined up again Step ten We used the string and tape measure to measure the distance of
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