Practice Brownie Perimeters
We all know how to find the area and perimeter of a rectangle. But as your child advances through math, it’s important to understand how those two numbers are related. On the SAT, your child may be asked to find the maximum area of a rectangle with a given perimeter. Here’s a practice activity that will get your teen’s attention as soon as he walks in the door and smells the brownies baking in the oven.
What You Need:
- a ruler
- a piece of string cut to 16 inches.
- a pan of brownies
- a print out of the table below
- a pencil