from arc length to radians.pptx - Section 2: Mini-Lesson: Developing a Definition for Radian Measure

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Radian Measure

Unit 6: Trigonometry: Circles
Lesson 14 of 17

Objective: Students will be able to use similarity to define radian measure as the constant of proportionality between arc length and the radius.

Big Idea: Time invested in understanding similarity and in the π project pays off when students see the common sense behind the idea of radian measure.

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Math, Trigonometry, Precalculus and Calculus, 12th Grade, radian measure, arc length
  75 minutes
similarity and proportionality
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