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NEXT GENERATION SPACECRAFT

Students will decompose the cross section of a Crew Module into smaller shapes to estimate its area.

Students will

- decompose a larger geometric shape into smaller parts;
- apply the proper area formulas for various geometric shapes; and
- estimate the area of a complex geometric shape using decomposition and graphical methods.

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