Wednesday, January 28, 2015

384: Inscribed Squares

In terms of "this inscribed in that", what do we have here?
Describe the squares and their sizes compared to the circle.

1. If you were to calculate distances (radii, side lengths) or areas, what given information would you like to start with and what would you like to solve for?
  • What "givens -- answer" path would be easiest?
  • What "givens -- answer" path would be difficult?
  • Which would you choose to give to your fellow students as a collaborative question?

N.B. The original question is slightly different. You can see it below.

Original image, click to enlarge.

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