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|Barbara Williams, Cook Elementary School|
|A lesson designed to teach students to recognize rectangles whose sides have the same ratio; use the concept of common factor to find rectangles with the smallest area having a given ratio of sides; practice organizing data and looking for patterns; and use the concept of common factor and a parity check to predict the behavior of a ball on a pool table. From the Recreational and Creative Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Games, Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Ratio/Proportion, Triangles and Other Polygons, Data Analysis|
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