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Pack your bags! You are on your way to Paris and will learn about inscribed and circumscribed circles on your journey. An interesting lesson that uses a map of Paris's important sites. Geometers pick their three favorite to create a triangle and using ruler and compass, they need find the perfect spot for their hotel centrally located to all sites. Afterward, they must justify their solutions with a clear explanation written as a note to their parents.
- Provides a good opportunity for writing in math class
- Real-world example for using triangles and inscribed and circumscribed circles