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Construct Regular Polygons Inside Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Construct regular polygons using a circle as a guide. Scholars learn the process of inscribing regular polygons inside a circle using the central angle method. They practice their constructions on a variety of circles.
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Drawing Regular Polygons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of regular polygons. In this geometry lesson, your class will use a graphing calculator and parametric equations to construct regular polygons and investigate the relationship between the measure of...
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Developing Formulas for Circles and Regular Polygons

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Formulas and procedures for finding the area and circumference are not provided on this handout, so it will be best used as a practice of already-acquired skills. It is a well-rounded assignment, however, as it includes diagrams,...
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Regular Tessellations of the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Bringing together the young artists and the young organizers in your class, this lesson takes that popular topic of tessellations and gives it algebraic roots. After covering a few basic properties and definitions, learners attack the...
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Perimeter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Discover the distance all the way around. The video introduces the concept of the perimeter of a figure. An explanation shows how to find the perimeter of a variety of polygons along with regular polygons. The presentation highlights the...
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Area of a Regular Polygon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop formulas for finding area of regular polygons.  In this developing formulas for finding area of regular polygons lesson, students use Cabri Jr. to construct hexagons and octagons.  Students construct triangles within...
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Transformations of Regular Polygons

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let polygons be polygons. Learners identify reflections and rotations that carry regular pentagons and regular hexagons onto themselves. They then make generalizations about n-gons.
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Area and Perimeter of Regular Polygons - An Extension

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore the relationship between area and perimeter of polygons.They measure the area and perimeter of regular polygons inscribed in a circle. Learners then discuss how as the number of sides of a regular polygon increase, the...
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Construction Regular Polygons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the process necessary to construct regular polygons. They explore the degree measures of the angles in a regular polygon. Using this information and technology in the form of Cabri Jr., your pupils will construct...
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Areas of Regular Polygons and Circles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore area of polygons and regular polygons in this math instructional activity. They calculate the area of several polygons using Cabri Jr. and analyze shapes and write formulas to solve for the area.
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The Sum of the Interior Angles of Regular Polygons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of sum of interior angles.  In this sum of interior angles lesson, students calculate the sum of the interior angles of a triangle.  Young scholars calculate the sum of the interior angles of other...
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Inscribed Regular Polygons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers inscribe regular polygons in a circle.  In this inscribing regular polygons in a circle lesson, students inscribe triangles, circles, pentagons, squares, and other regular polygons.  High schoolers find the area and...
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Angles in Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Show your class that finding angle measures is a regular calculation with a resource that provides 12 problems dealing with the measures of angles in regular polygons. Pupils use formulas for the sum of measures of angles in a polygon to...
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Common Geometric Figures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Geometry could be called the study of figures. An overview of the figures found in a typical geometry course contains a study of different triangles, quadrilaterals, and regular polygons. 
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Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 10th
Learners find the area and perimeter of regular polygons and composite figures and examine the effect on the area and perimeter of a figure if the dimensions are multiplied by a constant. The nine page worksheet contains thirty-seven...
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Ratios in Regular Polygons

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore similar figures.  In this geometry lesson plan, 10th graders investigate the ratios between corresponding parts of regular polygons using linear measurement.  Students make and test conjectures regarding...
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Solving a Simpler Problem

For Students 10th
In this problem-solving strategies worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 8 different problems that include ways for applying a more simple problem. First, they determine the number of diagonals drawn in an 8-sided regular polygon....
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Inscribing Regular Polygons

For Students 10th
In this regular polygons worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 56 various types of problems. First, they draw a diameter in each given circle and an arc intersecting each circle at given points. Then, students use a ruler and a...
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Perimeter of Regular Polygon

For Students 5th - 7th
In this perimeter worksheet, students find the perimeter of five regular polygons. The dimension of one side is given.
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Symmetry in Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th
Practice identifying and creating symmetrical shapes with this instructional activity. For this instructional activity, learners identify and draw figures with reflectional and rotational symmetry. They draw all axes of symmetry and...
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The Puppy’s Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dogs can't do math ... but people sure can! A set of five lessons has scholars apply math concepts to solve problems related to buying a new dog, such as designing a fence and a dog house, estimating how large the dog will become, and...
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What is a Regular Polygon?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What makes a polygon a regular polygon? Does this mean there are irregular polygons? For a polygon to be classified as a regular polygon, all the sides must be congruent and all the angles must be congruent. Those are the two rules that...
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Practice 10-3 Areas of Regular Polygons

For Students 10th - 12th
In this areas of regular polygons, students find the area of given polygons. They determine the measure of specified angles, and find the area of equilateral triangles when given the radius. This one-page worksheet contains 12 multi-step...
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From the Center of the Polygon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of area of polygons.  In this area of polygons lesson, students use their Ti-Nspire to find the area of regular polygons.  Students break down each regular polygon into triangles and determine the area of...

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