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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Circles in Gates

 

September 2010, Volume 104, Issue 2, Page 95

Abstract:

Edited by Ron Lancaster and Brigitte Bentele. Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, gates in a Nova Scotia park elicit questions about the coordinate geometry of the circle.

Keywords:
Article
Activities
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Teacher
Trigonometry
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Perimeter / Circumference
Shapes