Walking the Fence Line

Students investigate the perimeter of polygons.  In this perimeter of polygons instructional activity, students estimate the perimeter of various polygons such as squares, rectangles, triangles, etc.  Students use their Ti-73 to determine the exact perimeter of the polygons.  Students determine the minimum perimeter required to enclose a 20 by 30 ft. barn into three sections of equal area.

6th - 8th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
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