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ERIC Number: EJ1021759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Exploring Dissections of Rectangles into Right-Angled Triangles
Griffiths, Martin
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v44 n6 p921-927 2013
In this article we highlight how a simple classroom activity associated with the dissection of rectangles into right-angled triangles can lead on to a number of interesting explorations for students following a post-16 mathematics course. Several results connected with this construction are obtained, and some of the educational benefits of carrying out an investigation such as this are also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A