Maximizing and Minimizing the Area of Rectangles Given a Fixed Perimeter

Students explore the realms of measurement. In this math lesson plan, students analyze and solve problems in which rectangles with identical perimeters are compared to maximize or minimize area. This instructional activity can be extended for algebra, to include vertex of quadratics.

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Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Math
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Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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