Education Technology

Investigating Parallelograms

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

The purpose of this activity is to use TI-Nspire to explore the properties of parallelograms. A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with both pairs of opposite sides parallel.

Before the Activity

Students should have a working knowledge of TI-Nspire.

During the Activity

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After the Activity

After the activity, the teacher should lead a discussion that will help the students discover that opposite sides of a parallelogram are congruent and also that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.