Area of Polygons
In this geometry worksheet, students analyze the different properties of parallelograms related to their angles, sides and diagonals. There are 5 problems with an answer key.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Perimeter and Area of Polygonal Regions in the Cartesian Plane
How many sides does that polygon have? Building directly from lesson plan number eight in this series, learners now find the area and perimeter of any polygon on the coordinate plane. They decompose the polygons into triangles and use...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Finding Areas of Polygons, Variation 1
An exercise in finding the area of polygons by decomposing into triangles and composing into rectangles is the focus of this resource. Make several copies of the worksheet for each participant. Ask learners to use colored pencils to...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Investigating Area Under a Curve
Taking a lesson straight from the calculus classroom and making it algebra appropriate is the task of the day. Learners go step by step through calculating different area approximations underlines and curves, reviewing many key geometry...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed