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ERIC Number: EJ590352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6803
Revisiting an Ancient Problem through Contemporary Discourse.
Abramovich, Sergei
School Science and Mathematics, v99 n3 p148-55 Mar 1999
Presents a computer-mediated discourse on the Pythagorean equation in a university classroom of preservice and inservice teachers. Shows how the use of a spreadsheet as a two-dimensional modeling tool enables students to conjecture the general solution to the Pythagorean equation. Argues that a computational approach to the ancient problem improves the well-known off-computer discussion. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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