Math Arguments
180 Days of Ideas for Discussion in Math Class. (as of 9July2014, we're in overtime!)
Thursday, August 14, 2014
217: Twelve dots and triangles
Here are twelve dots equally spaced around a circle. There are two triangles created by connecting three of the dots.
Which three dots will give the triangle with the LARGEST area?
Which three dots will give the triangle with the SMALLEST area?
Challenge:
What are those two areas?
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