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ERIC Number: EJ1124091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
An Explanatory, Transformation Geometry Proof of a Classic Treasure-Hunt Problem and Its Generalization
de Villiers, Michael
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v48 n2 p260-267 2017
This paper discusses an interesting, classic problem that provides a nice classroom investigation for dynamic geometry, and which can easily be explained (proved) with transformation geometry. The deductive explanation (proof) provides insight into why it is true, leading to an immediate generalization, thus illustrating the discovery function of logical reasoning (proof).
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Language: English
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