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Problem Solvers
Problem Solvers: Terrific Trapezoids and Solutions to the What's the Overlap? Problem

Donna Toll, Sheryl Stump, Carla Tayeh 

August 2006, Volume 13, Issue 1, Page 40

Abstract:

The "Terrific Trapezoids" problem is introduced and solutions are provided to the "What's the Overlap" problem. Problem Solvers poses a problem for classroom use and gives a solution to a previously published problem. Problem Solvers is a regular department of Teaching Children Mathematics.

 

Keywords:
Article
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Grades 3-5
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Perimeter / Circumference
Shapes