- Students will investigate side length and area in a rectangle with a fixed perimeter.
- An algebraic approach is used so that students can generalize their findings to other rectangles.
About the Lesson
This activity is designed to be student-centered, with the teacher acting as a facilitator while students work cooperatively. The time varies for the activity depending on whether the TI-Nspire document (.tns file) is provided for or created by the students.