Teach your class about various approaches to solving the problem of maximizing the area of a rectangle space with a fixed perimeter in the context of a farmer's dog pen. Then, they complete a worksheet independently to summarize the activity.
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- Use the worksheet as a homework assignment after the activity
- Have learners complete the activity in small groups or in a math center
- Provides necessary auxiliary materials for the lesson
- A helpful and applicable way to reinforce the concepts of area and perimeter