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Area of Tangram Pieces

Mathematicians calculate the area of a tangram piece without using formulas. They use a geometry journal to record activities during this lesson. They make a set of tangrams and use them to compute area. They use what they discover to work out formulas for finding the area of different geometric shapes and complete an assessment.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 4th
Subjects
Geometry
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Year
2007
Usage Permissions
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