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Discovering the Area Formula for Triangles

Middle schoolers develop the area formula for a triangle. They find the area of rectangles and squares, then compare them to the areas of triangles derived from the original shape.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Year
2000
Included Materials
  • Worksheet