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Description:

This interactive Java applet illustrates the approximation of the area measure of a unit circle using inscribed regular polygons. Users can choose the number of sides (3-1000), or have them increased by one at a time. The applet reports the polygonal area to 15 decimal places.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Visualization,Make use of structure,NSDL,Grade 4,Area,Mathematics,Number concepts,Circles,Connections,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Rational numbers,Grade 5,Area of circles,Patterns and sequences,Area of polygons,Informal Education,Concept formation,Middle School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Practice Standards,Grade 6,Geometric patterns,Elementary School,Number patterns,Reason quantitatively,Estimation,Systems of measurement,Polygons,Plane geometry,Engineering,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161309148T,Measurement,Process skills,Education,Nonstandard

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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