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NUMB3RS Activity: Regular Ploygon Centroids

Students investigate geo-profiling.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students use geo-profiling to determine the most probable location of a criminal.  Students 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. 

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 10th
Subjects
Math
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2007
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet

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