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Investigating Radians

Unit 7: Rotations and Cyclical Functions
Lesson 2 of 10

Objective: SWBAT explain how radian angle measurements are derived and how to convert from radians to degree angle measurements.

Big Idea: Students use cylinders and string to investigate radian angle measurements and then use their findings to develop a method to convert from radian to degrees.

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Math, Trigonometry, radian measure, PreCalculus, radians to degrees, radian
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