ERIC Number: EJ485519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Sidesplitting Story of the Midpoint Polygon.
Gau, Y. David; Tartre, Lindsay A.
Mathematics Teacher, v87 n4 p249-56 Apr 1994
Explores areas of polygons by comparing polygon area to the area of the associated midpoint polygon, formed by joining the midpoints of consecutive sides. Considers triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, and regular polygons using paper folding, drawings on graph paper, and plexiglass MIRA constructions. (Contains 12 references.) (MKR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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