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The Pendulum!

by R4MC 2013

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Act One

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    R4MC 2013

    August 02, 2013

    Approximately, how long will it take to knock down all the pegs that form the circumference of the circle?

  • Teacher note
    1) What information do you need to answer this question?

Act Two

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    1) The Pendulum takes one swing every 7 seconds.

    2) There is a 12 pointed star with approximately 12 pegs between two consecutive points.

    3)The Pendulum knocks down 1 peg every 15 minutes.
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Act Three

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    Approximately 144 pegs x 15 minutes = 2160 minutes / 60 minutes = approximately 36 hours

Sequel

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    What information would we need to find the circumference of the circle?

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