Divisions

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Divide and conquer the geometry problem. Young scholars consider how to subdivide triangles into smaller ones that have equal areas. They must apply their knowledge of medians to help accomplish the task.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair classmates to work on the task and challenge them to find as many unique solutions as possible
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be familiar with special segments of triangles
  • An understanding of how to calculate areas of triangles is a prerequisite
Pros

  • Provides an answer key, including diagrams of sample partition methods
  • Gives a printable worksheet for the task
Cons

  • Resource indicates that geometry software is included, but it does not give a link
Common Core