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Analyzing Numeric and Geometric Patterns of Paper Pool (i-Math Investigations)

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Author:Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Description: An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation. The interactive paper pool game in this i-Math investigation provides an opportunity for students to further develop their understanding of ratio, proportion and least common multiple. Students develop rules for predicting the corner (pocket), number of bounces and the length of the path for a cue ball on rectangular pool tables of different sizes.

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Multimedia, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Ratio/Proportion, Euclidean Plane Geometry

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