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Surround and Be Found! Triangular Areas, That Is!

Tenth graders investigate area of a triangle. In this geometry activity, 10th graders explore the technique of finding the area of a triangle by surrounding them with rectangles and subtracting right-triangle areas. The activity uses a geoboard application in the exploration process.

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Resource Details

Grade
10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2001
Included Materials
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