ERIC Number: EJ438349
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Activities: Recursion and the Central Polygonal Numbers.
Miller, William A.
Mathematics Teacher, v84 n9 p738-46 Dec 1991
Provided is a teacher's guide for a problem-solving activity that establishes a link between number patterns and geometry by focusing on the development of recurrence relations established when generating central polygonal numbers. Reproducible worksheets and a 3.0 BASIC program for the activity are given. (MDH)
Descriptors: Algebra, Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning, Enrichment Activities, Functions (Mathematics), Geometry, Heuristics, Learning Activities, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education, Pattern Recognition, Patterns in Mathematics, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Small Group Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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