In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to compare the sizes of Mars landing areas, calculate the length of a year for a distant solar system object, measure the depth of the ocean from an airplane, and determine the diameter of a debris disk.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to compare the sizes of Mars landing areas, calculate the length of a year for a distant solar system object, measure the depth of the ocean from an airplane, and determine the diameter of a debris disk.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi and Kepler's third law to find out when a Saturn orbiter will make its mission-ending plunge into the ringed planet.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi and Kepler's third law to find out when a Saturn orbiter will make its mission-ending plunge into the ringed planet.