ERIC Number: EJ588608
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Proof as Explanation in Geometry.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v20 n2-3 p4-13 Spr-Sum 1998
Discusses the issue of proof in school geometry and views dynamic software as an excellent tool for exploration in geometry classes, mathematical practice, and for helping students see that a theorem is true. Argues that justification without proof would be untrue to the theory and practice of mathematics. Contains 32 references. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Note: Special issue: Elements of Geometry in the Learning of Mathematics.