NUMB3RS Activity: Regular Ploygon Centroids
Students investigate geo-profiling. In this secondary mathematics instructional activity, 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 instructional activity extension introduces studetns to two little know points of concurrency of a triagnle: The Nagel Point and the Fermat Point.