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ERIC Number: EJ525078
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-4103
Proof as Answer to the Question Why.
Dreyfus, Tommy; Hadas, Nurit
Zentralblatt fur Didaktik der Mathematik/International Reviews on Mathematical Education, v28 n1 p1-5 Feb 1996
Shows how an empirical approach to geometry using computer-based dynamic geometry software can create didactic situations in which students require proofs. Reports classroom experiences that show where students felt the need for proof in order to explain phenomena or to convince themselves of counterintuitive results. (Author/MKR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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