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Backpage: My Favorite Lesson
The Back Page: My Favorite Lesson: Which Fits Better?

Margaret R. Meyer 

March 2011, Volume 104, Issue 7, Page 560

Abstract:
Student solution strategies to a problem involving areas of circles, squares, and other polygons. The question revolves around whether a square peg in a round hole fits better than a round peg in a square hole.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Area
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing