ERIC Number: EJ380720
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Reopening the Equilateral Triangle Problem: What Happens If...
Jones, Douglas L.; Shaw, Kenneth L.
Mathematics Teacher, v81 n8 p634-38 Nov 1988
The article discusses the classic problem: "Given an equilateral triangle and a point P inside the triangle, what is the sum of the distances from P to the three sides?" The problem is used to illustrate the generative nature of problem-posing using the heuristic "What happens if...?" (PK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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