Lucky Cow

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Cutting the cheese isn't a joke. Scholars observe a wedge of cheese and must determine how to cut it in half horizontally. They apply their knowledge of sectors to determine the most accurate way to slice the cheese.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Remind students they must cut it horizontally, not vertically
  • Discuss which piece of information given wasn't necessary to solve the problem
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of circles, sectors, and area
Pros

  • Individuals solve with area, volume, or trigonometry
  • Works well in traditional or flipped classes
Cons

  • None
Common Core