Area of Regular Polygons Investigation

Area of Regular Polygons Investigation
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This activity allows students to discover the area formula for regular polygons using triangles. Students find the area of a pentagon, hexagon, etc. (up to a decagon). Together they will make generalizations to discover the formula for any regular polygon. This is a great activity that keeps students engaged and allows them to see where this formula comes from.

The file contains lesson recommendations for teachers, along with two pages dedicated to the student investigation.
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