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
A problem neatly stated and solved. The merit of this problem is that it measures the conditions of a common phrase, which is always pleasing. Statements like the solution of this problem are known commonly as "Rules of Thumb", that is, rough numerical truths about the real world.
Information - Square Peg, Round Peg
This activity has students investigate which fits better, a square peg in a round hole or a round peg in a square hole.
Mathematics > General Mathematics > Calculus Mathematics > Geometry Mathematics > Measurement Mathematics > Problem Solving Mathematics > Trigonometry