Mathematical Odds of Atlanta Winning and their Mathematical Blunders:
It is relatively simple to calculate the area of a rectangle. A three by three square will have an area of 9 square units calculated by multiplying 3x3. A four by five rectangle has an area of twenty square units calculated by multiplying 4x5. A 4x5 triangle has an area of 10 square units calculated by multiplying 4x5 and dividing that rectangle by 2.
Polygon: a 2 dimensional plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles where none of the sides cross and the figure is closed.
Last week, we learned about Benford’s Law which creates a logarithmic curve. We looked at how easy it is to create a curve long hand using your arm as a natural compass.