Triangle Inequality Theorem Investigation!
Geometry practice for grades 8-12.
Promote student analytical thinking through an inductive approach to the triangle inequality theorem! Triangle Inequality Theorem Investigation is a great introduction to the triangle inequality theorem and can help in scaffolding this concept for students who need concrete, hands-on examples.
Each student will take three pieces of uncooked spaghetti and will follow the instructions on the activity sheet with a ruler and pencil. This activity can be completed independently, in pairs, or as a whole class activity.
Triangle Inequality Theorem Investigation activity (3 pages)
Additional Practice Problems (2 pages)
Answer Key (5 pages)
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