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Trapezoidal and Midpoint Approximations: Area of a Skirt
11th - Higher Ed
When are trapezoids better than rectangles? Using trapezoids pupils approximate the area of fabric defined by a function. Just like with rectangles, learners realize the more trapezoids the more accurate the approximation. Scholars use...
Why We Sucked at Counting Fish (Until Now)
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Are there more fish in the ocean or stars in the galaxy? The video begins with explaining the old method for estimating the number of fish in the ocean. Then it details the new method using SONAR. The differences in estimates lead to...
Square Roots and Irrational Numbers: Estimating Radicals
8th - 10th
Try out a resource using triangles to estimate radicals. An interactive app allows learners to approximate some irrational numbers involving square roots. They find the two consecutive numbers that an irrational number lies between by...