## Equivalent Expressions - Area and Perimeter lesson

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Forming expressions for area and perimeter and simplifying to show equivalence. There is a great deal of scope for differentiation here, with two activities which take the idea further (The last one is not my own, but from a resource called 'Materials to Support able mathematicians in KS3&') Includes application of trigonometry ratios in finding the general rule for areas of regular polygons.

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