ERIC Number: EJ564638
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Conic Sections in Taxicab Geometry: Some Investigations for High School Students.
Prevost, Fernand J.
Mathematics Teacher, v91 n4 p304-10,316-17,341 Apr 1998
Introduces the taxicab metric which is practical for many applications and helps students pursue interesting investigations while deepening their understanding of familiar topics. Uses the taxicab metric to explore the circle, ellipse, and hyperbola in the plane called TaxiLand. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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