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Publication Date: 1978
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A Different Look at Pi Times R Squared
Jamski, William D.
Mathematics Teacher, 71, 4, 273-74, Apr 78
A classroom activity is described where students divided circular regions into equal sections and reassembled them to determine the formula for the area of a circle. Using an odd number of sections (Instead of an even number) changes the shape of the reassembled pieces but still gives rise to the same formula. (MN)
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