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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Raise High the Ridge Beam, Carpenters

 

November 2010, Volume 104, Issue 4, Page 258

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, the mathematics content includes slope, trigonometry through the law of cosines, and quadratic formulas as students analyze photographs of a triangular shed.

Keywords:
Article
Calculators
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Trigonometry
Quadratics