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Travelling Salesperson

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Students find the minimum distance the travelling salesman needs to travel in order to visit all of their destinations exactly once.

Grade: 
Grade 6
Grade 7
Task Type: 
Project
Big Idea: 
Grade 7: Computational fluency and flexibility with numbers extend to operations with integers and decimals.
Content: 
Cartesian coordinates and maps
Curricular Competency: 
Reasoning and analyzing: Use reasoning to explore and make connections
Reasoning and analyzing: Use technology to explore mathematics
Reasoning and analyzing: Model mathematics in contextualized experiences
Understanding and solving: Develop and use multiple strategies to engage in problem solving
Communicating and representing: Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways
Communicating and representing: Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions

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