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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Faith, Hope, and Charity Light the Way

Douglas Wilcock and Mary Haynes Edited by Ron Lancaster and Brigitte Bentele 

December 2012, Volume 106, Issue 5, Page 337

Abstract:
Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, right-triangle and nonright-triangle trigonometry are involved in solving problems related to three lighthouses on Cape Cod.

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Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013 - Photo 1
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013 - Photo 2
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013 - Photo 3
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013 - Additional Photo (PDF)

Keywords:
Article
Activities
Non-Right Triangle Trig
Right Triangle Trig
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Similarity / Congruence
Surface Area