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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Mile-High Art

The Editors; Edited by Ron Lancaster and Brigitte Bentele 

December 2013, Volume 107, Issue 5, Page 330

Abstract:
Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, problems of scale and proportion, curve fitting, trigonometry, and counting are all wrapped up with the blue bear from the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

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Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2013 / Jan. 2014 - Photo 1
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2013 / Jan. 2014 - Photo 2
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2013 / Jan. 2014 - Photo 3
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2013 / Jan. 2014 - Photo 4
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2013 / Jan. 2014 - Photo 5
Mathematical Lens - Dec. 2013 / Jan. 2014 - Additional Photo

Keywords:
Right Triangle Trig
Grades 9-12
Permutations / Combinations / Counting Problems
Teacher
Modeling
Ratios / Proportions