Area of a Polygon Teacher Resources
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That Area is So Regular
Students explore the concept of area. In this area instructional activity, students determine the area of regular polygons on their Ti-Nspire. Students find the area of triangles, pentagons, hexagons, and heptagons. Students use trigonometric relationships to find the area of the regular polygons.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 29 Downloads
Area of a Regular Polygon
Young scholars develop formulas for finding area of regular polygons. In this developing formulas for finding area of regular polygons lesson plan, students use Cabri Jr. to construct hexagons and octagons. Young scholars construct triangles within these shapes in order to find the area.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 34 Downloads
Area of irregular Polygons: Historical Motivator - Lewis and Clark Adventure
Seventh graders find the area of irregular polygons. In this lesson on calculating area, 7th graders use the adventures of Lewis and Clark as motivation to learn how to calculate the area of irregular polygons.
7th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads
Pi Filling, Archimedes Style!
Students explore the concept of Pi. In this Pi lesson, students calculate the area of regular polygons inscribed and circumscribe around a unit circle. Students use their data to create an algorithm to find Pi with never ending digits.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
From the Center of the Polygon
Learners explore the concept of area of polygons. In this area of polygons instructional activity, students use their Ti-Nspire to find the area of regular polygons. Learners break down each regular polygon into triangles and determine the area of each polygon by finding the area of the triangles.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 19 Downloads
How Many Trees Can You Grow?
Students solve a story problem about how many trees can be planted in a given area. Using a map, they gather information about the size of the area and the dimensions of an acre. They use a specific equation to determine the area of irregular polygons.
6th - 12th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads
Finding the Area of Regular Polygons
Students analyze relationship between the increase in polygons sides and a circle. In this geometry lesson, students relate the size of the central angle of a polygon, to a circle. They compare the formula for the area of a polygon and a circle.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exploring Areas of Irregular Polygons
Students solve for the area of different polygons. In this geometry lesson, students identify and differentiate between regular and irregular polygons. They use properties of irregular polygons to solve problems.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Practice 10-3 Areas of Regular Polygons
In this areas of regular polygons, students find the area of given polygons. They determine the measure of specified angles, and find the area of equilateral triangles when given the radius. This one-page activity contains 12 multi-step problems.
10th - 12th Math 6 Views 44 Downloads
Practice 10-3: Areas of Regular Polygons
In this areas of regular polygons, students find the values of variables for regular polygons. They determine the measurement of angles, identify the apothem and identify similar figures. This two-page worksheet contains 26 problems.
10th - 11th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Find the Area of a Polygon Using Multiplication
Use prior experience with the array model of multiplication to teach young mathematicians how to find the area of rectangles in the first video of this four-part series. Multiple examples are presented that clearly demonstrate this process using visual models.
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math 7 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Shapes and Their Insides
Learners follow a series of instructions for drawing and coloring different shapes in order to learn the difference between the perimeter and area of a polygon. Then they are asked to find the perimeter and area of a 3x4 rectangular array, while explaining in their own words what part of the shape they measured for each.
2nd - 4th Math 51 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Polygon Using a Key
The third video in this series of four focuses on the next level of complexity with finding area: using a key where one section of a picture represents more than one square unit. A review of using a key with a graph to count by 10s begins the lesson.
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed