Measurement

Ontario 09 Applied (MFM1P)

Maximising area with a fixed perimeter (Investigation)

Determine the maximum area of a rectangle with a given perimeter by constructing a variety of rectangles, using a variety of tools and by examining various values of the area as the side lengths change and the perimeter remains constant;

Solve problems that require maximizing the area of a rectangle for a fixed perimeter or minimizing the perimeter of a rectangle for a fixed area