Area of Squares, Rectangles and Parallelograms
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders define polygon shapes. They calculate the area of each shape given the sides of the shapes. There are 14 questions with an answer key.
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Investigating Properties of Parallelograms
Given different parallelograms, geometers make conjectures about their properties. They then work in small groups to prove (or disprove) their conjectures. The activity provides many opportunities for making conjectures and critiquing...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Creating and Solving Quadratic Equations in One Variable
Give your classes practice at modeling using quadratic models with a resource that uses area and integer problems to allow individuals to create second degree polynomials. Young mathematicians solve equations using factoring and then...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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
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
Area of Common Geometric Figures
Scholars can use area formulas, but can they apply what they know about area? The lesson challenges learners to think logically while practicing finding area of shapes such as rectangles, circles, parallelograms, triangles, and other...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable