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Approximation of Pi

Students explore the concept of Pi.  In this Pi instructional activity, students measure the circumference and diameter of a circle.  Students record the diameter and circumference measurements from their classmates.  Students enter the data into lists in the calculator and perform a linear regression of the data.  Students find the slope of the line to be equal to Pi.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator