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ERIC Number: EJ1094423
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr-10
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Ethnomathematics in Arfak (West Papua-Indonesia): Hidden Mathematics on Knot of Rumah Kaki Seribu
Haryanto; Nusantara, Toto; Subanji; Abadyo
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n7 p420-425 Apr 2016
This ethnomathematics article focused on the models of knot which is used in the frame of "Rumah Kaki Seribu." The knot model itself was studied mathematically. The results of this study revealed the way Arfak tribal communities think mathematically. This article uses exploration, documentation, interview, experiments and literature studies method. The result showed that Arfak tribal communities used the characteristics of a triangle. It can be proofed by looking at their consideration of the strengths, endurance, and the stability of their Rumah Kaki Seribu.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia; Papua New Guinea