Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

An interesting problem that has students find the area of a particular section of a circle that resembles the pupil of a snake eye. The result is rather surprising, because the area does not involve pi.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics > Equations
  • Mathematics > Estimation
  • Mathematics > Graphing
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving
  • Mathematics > Trigonometry

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

Trigonometry
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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
2
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2008-10-02.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This is an interesting activity that could be used with advanced geometry students when discussing the area of a sector. Suggested use would include administering this worksheet with advanced students while working with students needing individualized attention.

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