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Peter's Third String

Explore the solution to a word problem involving area and perimeter. Learners read and discuss how to approach the problem. In small groups, they determine the maximum area of a rectangle with a given perimeter using a piece of string. They use their measurements to solve linear, simultaneous, and simple quadratic equations.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
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