Education Technology

Raise Your Cup

Published on 08/15/2010

Activity Overview

Students investigate inequalities applied to to volume and perimeter.

Key Steps

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    In this activity, students will explore writing and graphing inequalities. First students will to solve an inequality to determine the height for a cup that needs to hold at least 12 ounces. They will use a dynamic model to help them find this answer.

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    Then students will solve an inequality that involves the perimeter of a rectangle. The slider will change the value of x and update the value of the perimeter.