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ERIC Number: EJ831829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Calculus, Paper, Scissors
Flores, Luis; Flores, Alfinio
PRIMUS, v16 n4 p358-362 Dec 2006
The idea of cutting out a curve while looking at the direction of cut of the scissors is used to explore concepts related to curves, tangents and derivatives, especially tangent line, concavity and points of inflection, curvature, and a curve as envelope of tangent lines. (Contains 6 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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