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ERIC Number: EJ783768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Building Intuitive Arguments for the Triangle Congruence Conditions
Piatek-Jimenez, Katrina
Mathematics Teacher, v101 n6 p463-466 Feb 2008
The triangle congruence conditions are a central focus to nearly any course in Euclidean geometry. The author presents a hands-on activity that uses straws and pipe cleaners to explore and justify the triangle congruence conditions. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A