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
- Download the .tns document CHORDS to handhelds using TI-Nspire Computer link software or Connect to Class software.
- 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.
- Distribute the Student Worksheet for Chords and perpendicular bisectors.
- Students use the .tns document CHORDS to answer questions from student worksheet.
After the Activity
Review student results from worksheet.