Education Technology

Simple Programs to Apply Formulas

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students learn how to write simple programs to evaluate formulas in several variables for lists of data. They apply these skills to the computation of areas, volumes and surface areas of familiar geometric solids.

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

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After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary