Estimating Perimeter and Area of Simple Polygons

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Build your intuition for the perimeter and area of simple polygons (polygons whose edges intersect only at vertices) by dragging the vertices of the polygon around the geoboard. To see a way of computing the area of simple polygons, see the Demonstration entitled Pick's Theorem.

Contributed by: Chris Boucher (March 2011)
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