Maximum and minimum area

In this lesson we will explore how we can use quadratic graphs to solve maximum and minimum problems.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Select the word that best fills in the gap: Sometimes ___________ can be used to model situations.

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Q2."I think of two numbers with a difference of 3 and multiply them together." Which expression bests represents the statement?

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Q3.A square is cut out of the rectangle. Give an expression for the area.

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Q4.A square is cut out of the rectangle. What is the maximum area?

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Q5.A square is cut out of the rectangle. What is the minimum area?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Select the word that best fills in the gap: Sometimes ___________ can be used to model situations.

1/5

Q2."I think of two numbers with a difference of 3 and multiply them together." Which expression bests represents the statement?

2/5

Q3.A square is cut out of the rectangle. Give an expression for the area.

3/5

Q4.A square is cut out of the rectangle. What is the maximum area?

4/5

Q5.A square is cut out of the rectangle. What is the minimum area?

5/5

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Maximum and Minimum Area

Time to show off what you have learnt!

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Q1.The length and width of a rectangle add to 4cm. Stacey thinks only 2 different rectangles are possible. Do you agree?

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Q2.A rectangle's length is 2cm greater than its width. Which expression gives the area?

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Q3.A triangle's height is 4 times greater than its base. Which expression gives the area?

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Q4.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. Which expression gives the area?

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Q5.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. What is the largest possible area?

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Q6.A triangle has a base and height that sum to 20cm. What is the upper bound of the triangle's area?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Maximum and Minimum Area

Time to show off what you have learnt!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.The length and width of a rectangle add to 4cm. Stacey thinks only 2 different rectangles are possible. Do you agree?

1/6

Q2.A rectangle's length is 2cm greater than its width. Which expression gives the area?

2/6

Q3.A triangle's height is 4 times greater than its base. Which expression gives the area?

3/6

Q4.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. Which expression gives the area?

4/6

Q5.The length and width of a rectangle add to 14 cm. What is the largest possible area?

5/6

Q6.A triangle has a base and height that sum to 20cm. What is the upper bound of the triangle's area?

6/6

Lesson summary: Maximum and minimum area

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