This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2009-07-26.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This interesting exercise will be better than interesting to top students - there is real mathematics going on right under the students’ noses. But all students should understand the proof and be able to extend it to arbitrary-sized circles.
Information - Pie Free Circles
A problem involving the area of a crescent. Many students are surprised to discover that their answers do not involve pi.