NUMB3RS Activity: Regular Ploygon Centroids
Learners investigate geo-profiling. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students use geo-profiling to determine the most probable location of a criminal. Learners find the centroid of a polygon where the vertices represent crime scene locations. The lesson extension introduces studetns to two little know points of concurrency of a triagnle: The Nagel Point and the Fermat Point.