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ERIC Number: EJ438378
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6803
A Mathematical Model of the Great Solar Eclipse of 1991.
Lamb, John Jr.
School Science and Mathematics, v91 n7 p293-96 Nov 1991
An activity that shows how mathematics can be used to model events in the real world is described. A way to calculate the area of the sun covered by the moon during a partial eclipse is presented. A computer program that will determine the coverage percentage is also included. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
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Language: English
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