Derive an approximation for pi (3.14 or 22/7) by gathering data and comparing the circumference to the diameter of various circles, using concrete materials or computer models. (a)
- Measurement and Geometry
The student will a) derive π (pi); b) solve problems, including practical problems, involving circumference and area of a circle; and c) solve problems, including practical problems, involving area and perimeter of triangles and rectangles.
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to