Learning Math; Measurement: Indirect Measurement And Trigonometry
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- Learning Math
- Measurement: Indirect Measurement And Trigonometry
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Educational Programming Series release date: 2001
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How do people determine lengths when they can't use standard measuring tools, such as a tape measure? How do they find the distance across a river if, for example, they don't have a boat? Measurements of very large objects or of long distances are often made indirectly, using similar triangles and proportions. Such indirect methods link measurement with geometry and number.
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- Chicago: “Learning Math; Measurement: Indirect Measurement And Trigonometry,” 05/31/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4E4EE3EAD24043E2BC0B972CD24B176C.
- MLA: “Learning Math; Measurement: Indirect Measurement And Trigonometry.” 05/31/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4E4EE3EAD24043E2BC0B972CD24B176C>.
- APA: Learning Math; Measurement: Indirect Measurement And Trigonometry. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4E4EE3EAD24043E2BC0B972CD24B176C