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ERIC Number: EJ819060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
The Pythagorean Theorem with Jelly Beans
Yun, Jeong Oak; Flores, Alfinio
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v14 n4 p202-207 Nov 2008
Students explore the Pythagorean theorem and an extension using jelly beans to measure areas. Deductive thinking and algebraic notation help establish connections. (Contains 8 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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