This is a short activity intended to introduce a geometry class to proportions, and how different proportions apply to a triangle split up into proportional parts. The activity is a good way to get students up and moving around into groups, get them to solve a proportion, and let them discover which proportion is correct to solve a geometric problem. It is designed to last about 20 minutes. The activity includes:
7.2 Activity Word Document
Teacher instructions and answer key
*The topics covered are Ratios & Proportions, group problem solving, and triangles with proportional parts. The document is Word based, pdf included, and completely editable. Enjoy!
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