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Best Square

by Dan Meyer


Act One

  • Dan Meyer

    Dan Meyer

    December 10, 2012

    Who drew the best square?

  • 1.

    Rank each person. Explain your ranking.

Act Two

  • 2.

    What information is important?

  • 3.

    What information doesn't matter?

  • ImageThe angles
  • ImageThe area
  • ImageThe coordinates
  • ImageThe sides
  • 4.

    What's a formula that will use that information and return a number to tell us who did the best and worst job drawing a square?

  • 5.

    Test your formula. Does it work for very large and very small cases?

Act Three

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