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NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "The Mole" - Cycloid II

Published on 10/12/2006

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will learn how to find the arc length of a cycloid. Students will use different sized intervals to approximate the arc lengths.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore Web sites and questions from the Extensions page.