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Coordinate plane graphing word problem

CCSS.Math:

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we're told that Niomi lives at second Avenue and third Street representing two comma three on the graph below her school is at 4th Avenue and 10th Street representing four comma ten on the graph she walks over to 4th Avenue and up to 10th Street plot her home in school on the map how many blocks does Naomi walk to school so let's plot her home first 2nd Avenue in 3rd Street which they're giving us the coordinates 2 comma 3 so the x-axis right over here this is this is representing the avenues and then the y-axis here the vertical axis this represents the street so 2 comma 3 so this right over here 2nd Avenue and 3rd Street so you see here we went to 2nd Avenue and then we went up to 3rd Street this is where she looked at home we could have also said 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue now her school is at 4th Avenue in 10th Street so 4th Avenue and now we're going to go so if we start at the origin we go to 4th Avenue and then go up 10 to 10th Street so this is the coordinate 4 comma 10 so this is where her home is this is where her school is they say she walks over to 4th Avenue and up to 10th Street so she walks from 2nd Avenue to 4th Avenue and then up to 10th Street how many blocks does Naomi walk to school well as she walks from 2nd Avenue to 4th Avenue she's going to walk two blocks one block and 2 block you shouldn't get confused by the they're actually marking off with these lines every half a block so that's one block to 3rd Avenue two blocks to 4th Avenue so that's two blocks so far and then she goes from 3rd Street to 10th Street well if you go from 3rd Street to 10th Street that's going to be 7 more blocks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 so 2 in the horizontal direction and then 7 in the vertical direction so that's 9 total blocks