Learning Math and Coding with Robots

Linkbot Image Mindstorm Image Cursor Image
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Grid:
Tics Lines:
Width px
Hash Lines:
Width px
Labels:
Font px
Trace Lines:
Robot 1:
Width px
Robot 2:
Width px
Robot 3:
Width px
Robot 4:
Width px
Axes: x-axis y-axis Show Grid
Grid: 24x24 inches 36x36 inches 72x72 inches
96x96 inches 192x192 inches
Quad: 4 quadrants 1 quadrant Hardware
Units: US Customary Metric
Background: Background Image

Robot 1

Linkbot
Mindstorm
Initial Position:
( in, in)
Initial Angle:
deg
Current Position: (0 in, 0 in)
Current Angle: 90 deg
Wheel Radius:
Track Width:
in

Robot 2

Linkbot
Mindstorm
Initial Position:
( in, in)
Initial Angle:
deg
Current Position: (0 in, 6 in)
Current Angle: 0 deg
Wheel Radius:
Track Width:
in

Robot 3

Linkbot
Mindstorm
Initial Position:
( in, in)
Initial Angle:
deg
Current Position: (0 in, 12 in)
Current Angle: 0 deg
Wheel Radius:
Track Width:
in

Robot 4

Linkbot
Mindstorm
Initial Position:
( in, in)
Initial Angle:
deg
Current Position: (0 in, 18 in)
Current Angle: 0 deg
Wheel Radius:
Track Width:
in

Geometry: Perimeter & Area of a Square in Coordinate Plane
Problem Statement:
Add more driveDistance() blocks before the pre-placed blocks to draw the square represented by points (0,0), (8,0), (0,8) and (8,8). Then answer a prompt about the shape's perimeter and area.
/* Code generated by RoboBlockly v2.0 */
#include <linkbot.h>
double Perimeter;
double Area;
CLinkbotI robot;
double radius = 1.75;
double trackwidth = 3.69;

robot.traceColor("red", 4);
robot.driveDistance(8, radius);
robot.turnRight(90, radius, trackwidth);
robot.driveDistance(8, radius);
robot.turnRight(90, radius, trackwidth);
robot.driveDistance(8, radius);
robot.turnRight(90, radius, trackwidth);
robot.driveDistance(8, radius);
Perimeter = 32;
Area = 64;
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Problem Statement:
Add more driveDistance() blocks before the pre-placed blocks to draw the square represented by points (0,0), (8,0), (0,8) and (8,8). Then answer a prompt about the shape's perimeter and area.

		
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