Area and Perimeter

Eighth graders practice solving real life situations involving area and perimeter. In groups, they are given specific roles in determining the layout of a flowerbed. They find the perimeter and area of the flowerbeds and determine their shape.

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Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice

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