ERIC Number: EJ438392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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A Strategy for Discovering the Formulas for Finding the Area of Polygons.
Neatrour, Charles R.
School Science and Mathematics, v91 n8 p362-66 Dec 1991
A way that allows students to discover a strategy for determining the area of rectangles, squares, parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids is described. Students use grid paper and scissors to determine the number of square units that cover a specified space. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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