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Mirror, Mirror

Geometry students use hinged mirrors to discover that the regular polygons are composed of triangles tessellating around a center point. They sketch triangles on paper models of the regular polygons having 3 to 10 sides and compute the measure of the center angles formed by these triangles in each of the different polygons.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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