ERIC Number: EJ541867
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
American and Canadian Indians--Mathematical Connectors.
Hughes, Barnabas; Anderson, Kim A.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v2 n2 p80-83 Nov-Dec 1996
Discusses how American and Canadian Indians created mathematical connections and the first numeration systems used north of Mexico. A listing of various tribes, their locations, and how their simple or complex methods of computing may have originated from establishing a correspondence between different parts of the body and quantities they wished to count. Includes number system activity sheet. (AIM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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