Supplementary #5 - Diameter = 42 cm Circumference = 131.9...

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Assignment: Supplementary #5 Class: Astronomy I Date: November 28 th , 2007 Supplementary #5 1. A. Regular CD (Compact Disc) Diameter = 12 cm Circumference = 32.7 cm P = 3.14159 B. Clock Diameter = 32 cm Circumference = 100.5 cm P = 3.14159 C. U.S. Quarter Diameter = 2.3 cm Circumference = 7.2 cm P = 3.14159 D. Gatorade Bottle Cap Diameter = 3.6 cm Circumference = 11.3 cm P = 3.14159 E. Circular Decoration with a Stand (Stand not included in calculation)
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Unformatted text preview: Diameter = 42 cm Circumference = 131.9 cm P = 3.14159 2. Nike Standard Golf Ball Diameter of the Circle = 3.1 cm Circumference = 10 cm P = 3.22580 I plotted four points equidistant from the center of the ball to connect and make a circle. Then I used a string to measure the diameter and the circumference accurately. The calculated p value was not 3.14159....
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2008 for the course ASTRON 1 taught by Professor Jsepikas during the Winter '07 term at Pasadena City College.

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