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Head First 2D Geometry by Dawn Griffiths, Stray

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triangle properties
Does a bigger perimeter mean a bigger area?
OK, so we should go
with the cheapest
field to fence around—
yeah?
C
hr
is
T
om
Ben
Chris: No way! We should go with the most
expensive.
Ben: Why?
Chris: Well, the one with the longest fence has to be
the biggest area, and that means more ticket sales.
Tom: You think?
Chris: Makes sense to me! We should use field A for
sure.
Tom: But field C is better value! It saves us over 400
bucks.
Ben: I really don’t think we know which is best yet…
don’t you think we need to work out how many people
each can hold before we decide?
What approach would you take?
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