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Parallelograms - Discovering Their Properties

Published on 01/16/2004

Activity Overview

Students use the TI-89 with CABRI™ Geometry to discover properties of parallelograms. They will construct a figure and use the definition to disvoer the figure is a parallelogram. (Topic - parallelograms)

Before the Activity

Students should have access to TI/89-TI-89 Titanium.

During the Activity

Students will use the TI-89 with CABRI Geometry II to discover properties of parallelograms. This activity can be teacher directed or discovery.

After the Activity

Review student results:

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