Figure ABCD is a square with an area of 4 square meters. Figure ADE is a right triangle. One side measures 1.5 meters as indicated. What is the perimeter of the triangle? What prior concepts or procedures do students need in order to solve this problem?

May 24, 2010

## Problem of the Week #16: What is the Perimeter of the Triangle?

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