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Name: Chicken Coop Construction
ID: m18183
Language: English (en)
Summary: Student groups will design a model for a simple chicken coop and use volume, area, and perimeter calculations to determine how much material is required for their given model. This activity will take approximately 2 hours.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Business
Keywords: chicken, coop, farm, math
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Jake Decker (
Copyright Holders: Jake Decker (
Maintainers: Jake Decker (

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Nov 7, 2008 5:09 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 7, 2008 7:16 pm -0600


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Version: 1.1 Nov 7, 2008 7:16 pm -0600 by Jake Decker
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