Conversions between Degrees and Radians: Charting Hours in the Day

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Forget hours, divide the day into radians instead. Class members convert the angles in a pie chart of daily activities into radian measures. They add angle measures for multiple activities then determine a relationship between the radian measure and the percent of the chart.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a short discussion on adding and subtracting radian measures
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals need to sign up for a free account to access the interactive
  • The class should be familiar with pie charts
Pros

  • The reference sheet contains example problems
  • Contains hints on how to use the interactive to help find the solutions to problems
Cons

  • None
Common Core