Explorations Activity 2: Figuring Areas

Students use a Voyage 200 graphing calculator to find the area of given regular polygons. In this Geometry lesson, students follow specific directions to draw specified polygons and compute the area and perimeter of each. Students compare the number of triangles in each shape to determine a formula for computing area and perimeter without a calculator.

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Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Ed Software
Year
2003
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use
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