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Glencoe Geometry: Cabri® Jr. Investigation Exploring Tangents

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This Graphing Calculator Investigation activity is from Glencoe Geometry Graphing Calculator and Computer Masters to accompany, Lesson 10-5: Tangents. Students will use Cabri® Jr. to explore some of the characteristics of tangents.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Use the measuring capabilities of Cabri® Jr. to explore the characteristics of tangents


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.