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Visit this site: http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/Other_Groups/K-12/p_test/math_9/math_p_q27.html

Author:NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
Description: Mrs. Bosley wants a big round piece of plastic to throw over her little boy's round sandbox to keep the sand clean. The sandbox has a diameter of 3 meters. Approximately how big will the round piece of plastic need to be? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Conic Sections and Circles

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