## Cycloid II

Students approximate the arc length of a cycloid. In this arc length of a cycloid lesson, students solve a problem from an episode of NUMB3RS involving the rotation of a tire. Students take th integral of the the cosine function. Students plot a cycloid as a tire rotates. Students approximate the arc length of a curve by drawing segments spanning the arc.

11th - 12th
Math
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