ERIC Number: EJ464615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Looking at the World from a Mathematical Perspective.
Whitin, David J.
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n8 p438-41 Apr 1993
Discusses factors that influence the shapes of houses built in different cultures. Poses the problem of building a house with optimal floor space given a fixed amount of material for the walls. Discusses students' findings, questions raised during group discussions, and mathematical concepts utilized to solve the problem. (MDH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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