Border Problem - Intro to Algebraic Expressions


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Title Border Problem - Intro to Algebraic Expressions
Description Students will look at the growth of a square's border using the area builder sim of PhET. From there, they will look at patterns formed by the tile's border and generalize the patterns for larger squares using variables.
Subject Mathematics
Level High School, Middle School
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords expression, perimeter, variable
Simulation(s) Area Builder (HTML5)


Author(s) Jennifer Moeller
Contact Email jennifer.moeller@bvsd.org
School / Organization Boulder Valley School District
Date submitted 19/08/08
Date updated 19/08/08