Dilating Triangles: Using Measurement and Scale Factors to Investigate Area
Participants will investigate the results of doubling & tripling the dimensions of triangles. Mathematical foci include measurement, area, perimeter, and similarity & congruence.
Nivens, Ryan Andrew. 2015. Dilating Triangles: Using Measurement and Scale Factors to Investigate Area. Workshop presentation. Upper East Tennessee Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting, Kingsport, TN. http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/documents/uetctm/uetctm_v16i1.pdf