Investigating Properties of Trapezoids

High schoolers investigate properties of trapezoids. In this properties of trapezoids activity, students construct a trapezoid three different ways. High schoolers derive the area formula for a triangle from the area formula for a trapezoid. Students make tessellations using trapezoids.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1996
Usage Permissions
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