Hexy And I Know It

How many ways can you partition a hexagon? Students use rigid motions to prove shapes congruent that they constructed by partitioning hexagons into specific numbers of congruent figures.

Mathematical Domains: Geometry

Standards: Grade Level 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: 8.G.A.2, HSG.CO.B.6, HSG.CO.A.5

Topics: Congruence, Properties of Polygons

Grade Level(s): Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth

Duration: Approximately 1  to 2 hours

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Activities