Education Technology

Square Triangles

Published on 09/24/2008

Activity Overview

This is a challenging activity that enables learners to investigate a dissection of a square. It exploits all five applications and is rich in opportunities! Learners are lead through an investigation into the relative sizes of sections of a square after it has been dissected. They use spreadsheets and graphs to identify the relationship between two of the shapes formed.

During the Activity

Objective: to investigate connections in a geometric problem and use graphs to establish the relationship.