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Year 9 maths at the Diana Fountain in Bushy Park

Year 9 have recently learned trigonometry and took that knowledge out to Bushy Park to calculate the height of Diana Fountain. Rule No. 1 was not to get wet, so we needed to find the circumference of the lake in order to get the radius. Using the radius of the lake, the angle of elevation and the tangent ratio, the students calculated the height of the fountain. Our progress was closely monitored by the local wildlife and the weather was on our side as well.