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New York State Standard G.G.49 - Exploring perpendicular bisectors of chords in circles.

Published on 03/14/2009

Activity Overview

The students will use the .tns document CHORDS to discover that the perpendicular bisectors of chords of a circle intersect at the center of the circle.

Before the Activity

  1. Download the .tns document CHORDS to handhelds using TI-Nspire Computer link software or Connect to Class software.
  2. Students should do the worksheet "Using TI-Nspire to Explore".

During the Activity

This activity is a lesson launcher for understanding the relationship between perpendicular bisectors of chords in a circle.

  1. Distribute the Student Worksheet for Chords and perpendicular bisectors.
  2. Students use the .tns document CHORDS to answer questions from student worksheet.

After the Activity

Review student results from worksheet.