ERIC Number: EJ477379
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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The Firehouse Problem (Writing in Math Class).
Writing Notebook: Visions for Learning, v11 n3 p45-46 Jan-Feb 1994
Describes a class activity using graph theory in the form of finding the least number of firehouses needed to serve a town as mapped by a series of points and lines connecting the points. Notes that the third graders eagerly attacked the problem, and themselves suggested that the problem could be used in grades 2-8. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: A Focus on Writing Workshops and Staff Development.