Midsegment of a Trapezoid

Tenth graders investigate trapezoids.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders create a trapezoid and construct its midsegment.  Using the dynamic capabilities of Cabri Jr., students measure the parallel sides of the trapezoid and the midsegment and make and test conjectures regarding the midsegment. 

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Grade
10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1997
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