Students use a graphing calculator to find maximum and minimum values for area and perimeter problems.
This Activity comes from Prentice Hall's © 2007 Geometry textbook.
Before the Activity
Review the activity PDF file
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class
During the Activity
Enter equations in the y= editor and table of their graphing calculator.
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student progress, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.