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Srinivasa's Spheres Data Sheet



Table of Contents || Srinivasa's Spheres


PART I:

Object Circumference Diameter C divided by D
tuna can      
vegetable can      
plastic lid      
coffee can      
stool      

Answer the following questions:

  1. Do you see a pattern? Describe it.
  2. Pi is defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Do you think this is the same for all circles? Give an estimate for Pi based upon your results from above.

PART II:

EXPLORE:

 

 

 

PLAN:

 

 

 

SOLVE:

 

 

 

EXAMINE:

 

 

 

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