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ERIC Number: EJ445135
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Historical Digressions in Greek Geometry Lessons.
Thomaidis, Yannis
For the Learning of Mathematics, v11 n2 p37-43 Jun 1991
Presents an attempt to combine the history of mathematics of ancient Greece with the course on theoretical geometry taught in Greek secondary schools. Three sections present the history of ancient Greek geometry, geometrical constructions using straightedges and compasses, and an application of Ptolemy's theorem in solving ancient astronomy problems. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece