The main purpose of this activity is to allow students to use TI-Nspire or TI-Nspire CAS to explore and decide which sides and angles of a triangle are the smallest and which are the largest.
Before the Activity
Students should have working knowledge of the triangle sum theorem.
During the Activity
After the Activity
After the activity, students should be able to discover that the side opposite the largest angle of a triangle will be the longest side of the triangle and the side opposite the smallest angle of a triangle will be the shortest side of the triangle.