Polygons Made To Order (SMILE)
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|Loretta Malone, Washington High School|
|A lesson designed to teach students to construct a regular polygon inscribed in a circle by using isosceles triangles with vertex angles at the center of the circle and legs as radii; determine the values of the angles; and discover that as the number of sides of a polygon increases, the polygon appears to look like a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Constructions, Triangles and Other Polygons|
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