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While the lesson focuses on right triangles, this activity offers a great way to practice the area of all triangles through an interactive webpage. The activity begins with the class taking a square paper and cutting in in half; can they relate the area of the square to the right triangles? Then they use the webpage, which provides different triangles on a coordinate grid to calculate the the area. The lesson discusses right triangles, while medium and hard levels of the activity have non-right triangle examples. Learners should be able to find the area of a triangle when height or base is not obvious using the distance formula or box method if using the hard level examples.

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- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information

##### Pros

- Different types of triangles used on an easy-to-see coordinate grid
- Lesson can be adaptable for all triangles

##### Cons

- Does not reference how to find the area of irregular triangles

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