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Miles of Tiles - The Pool Border Problem

Students recognize patterns and represent situations using algebraic notation and variables. For this variables and patterns lesson, students identify a pattern involving the number of tiles required to form a border around a pool given the length and width. Students also write a symbolic expression that describes the number of tiles needed to form a border around a pool.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Algebra I
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Year
2010