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Getting Started with Area Formulas App

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Calculate the Area of a Trapezoid This Concept Handheld Software Application reviews the definition and area formula for the rectangle, square, parallelogram, triangle, trapezoid, and circle.

Before the Activity

Students should have access to the TI-73 Explorer and a copy of the attached PDF.

During the Activity

Calculate the Area of a Trapezoid This Concept Handheld Software Application reviews the definition and area formula for the rectangle, square, parallelogram, triangle, trapezoid, and circle.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

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