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Students use the geoboard to continue their examination of area. Creating a rectangle, they calculate its area and answer questions related to it. They experiment with geometric pattern making and share their creations with the class.
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Proving Slope Criteria for Parallel & Perpendicular Lines
This lesson plan launches with learners graphing the fourth vertex of a given rectangle, and finding the length and slope of one of its sides; and ends with learners writing a summary sheet for parallel and perpendicular lines. In...
7th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Side Length, Perimeter, and Area of a Rectangle
Students calculate area, perimeter and length of rectangles. In this geometry instructional activity, students create different formulas for the problem they are being asked to solve. They use the navigator to move the shape around and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Maximizing and Minimizing the Area of Rectangles Given a Fixed Perimeter
Learners 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 lesson can be extended for algebra,...
6th - 9th Math
How Do You Find the Length of a Rectangle if You Know its Width and Area?
Learn how to use the formula for area to solve a problem about a rectangle. The demonstrator shows how to plug in the known values of a rectangle, and then how to use the formula for area to solve for the variable in question.
4 mins 6th - 12th Math