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NUMB3RS Activity: Irregular Ploygon Centroids

Tenth graders explore the centroid of an irregular polygon.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders investigate geo-profiling to find the centroid of a polygon where the vertices represent crime locations.  Students explore an algebraic method for finding the centroid of weighted and non-weighted data points.   

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Resource Details

Grade
10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2007
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