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Measuring an orange


Measuring an orange

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This is a problem solving activity involving the use of the formula for the volume of a sphere. This problem might also involve the concepts of "direct measure" and "estimation". A photo of an actual orange is presented as well as a metric tape.
Material Type: Drill and Practice
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: June 10, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 10, 2008
Submitter: Saul Molina
Keywords: volume, orange, measurement, radius, thickness


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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