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ERIC Number: EJ162899
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Pythagorean Theorem: A Useful Geometric Tool for Approximating the Square Root of Two
Williams, Gail Atneosen
Arithmetic Teacher, 24, 4, 284-286, Apr 77
Preservice elementary teachers were given the task of showing a special case of the Pythagorean theorem by paper cutting. In the process they developed approximations to the square root of two. (SD)
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