WebQuest

History and Applications of Pi

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Part I:  Watch "The Infinitude of Pi" and answer the corresponding questions on your handout during the video.

Part II:  Click through the slides about interesting facts of pi on livescience.com and answer the corresponding questions on your handout. 

Part III:  Read about applications of pi regarding circles on mathisfun.com, analyze the images provided, and answer the corresponding questions on your handout.

Part IV:  Read the article "Brief History of Pi" about civilizations' contributions to discovering pi and answer the corresponding questions on your handout.

Part V:  View the unit circle in the measure of radians on mathisfun.com, read information provided, and answer the corresponding questions on your handout. 

Part VI:  View the graphs of trigonometric functions on calculatorsoup.com and answer the corresponding questions on your handout. 

Part VII:  Read the article about other pi applications on curtiscenter.math.ucla.edu and answer the corresponding questions on your handout. 

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  • Part 5: The Unit Circle
    Description: Pi is a huge part of trigonometry, and this website will walk through the applications and the unit circle.

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