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This zipped file contains a set of activities to be used with Geometer's Sketchpad.
The sketchpad file contains three documents:
1. A changeable rectangle with measurements for the perimeter and area of the various rectangles.
2. The same changeable rectangle and a graph of (side, area) so you can study the change in the graph as the rectangle is changed.
3. The same changeable rectangle and a graph of (side, perimeter) so you can study that the perimeter is not changing.
A full set of directions and questions are included that will help lead you to determining the equation for the area of the rectangle.