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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: A Mathematical Pyramid Scheme

G├╝nhan Caglayan 

August 2011, Volume 105, Issue 1, Page 16

Abstract:
Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, the photographs are of a pyramid in Egypt, and students are asked to compute volume, slant height, and the ratio of the base of the pyramid to its height.

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Mathematical Lens - August 2011 - Photo 1
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Mathematical Lens - August 2011 - Additional Photos

Keywords:
3-D Shapes
Computers
Grades 9-12
Teacher
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