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 Measuring the Circumference of the Earth - Annie Fetter Geometry, difficulty level 3. At our office on the autumnal equinox, the angle formed by the sun's rays and a stick is 40 degrees. If our office is 2749 miles from the equator, what's the circumference of the Earth? ...more>> Swimming Sea Turtles - Leigh Nataro Trig/Calc, difficulty level 4. Using latitude and longitude data collected from three sea turtles, determine how far each turtle is from its starting position. ...more>> Up, Up, and Away (Part II) - Leigh Nataro Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Find the compass setting required to send a balloon on the shortest route from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Essex Junction, Vermont. ...more>> Up, Up, and Away (Part I) - Leigh Nataro Trig/Calc, difficulty level 4. Can you determine the shortest distance a balloon could travel from Essex Junction, Vermont, to Honolulu, Hawaii? ...more>>
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