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171- Slope and Tangent: It's a Geometric Connection!

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Grand Ballroom VIII (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Cheryl J. Tucker
Roy B. Dean

Develop the tangent ratio with the use of slope angles, similar triangles and slope of related lines. Connect these ideas to trig ratios and use of calculators, easing into that trig inverse button on the calculator! Learn how to make clinometers so students may experience using the tangent ratio in a real life situation.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8

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