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ERIC Number: EJ910490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0268-3679
Mathematics Suggested by a Logo: Both Rich and Beautiful?
Griffiths, Martin
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, v29 n4 p216-229 Dec 2010
We consider here the plethora of mathematical ideas arising from something as apparently banal as an association logo. This example is used to illustrate the fact that a potentially rich task may also have the capacity to appeal, in a powerful way, to learners' aesthetic sensibilities. It is to be hoped that both teachers and lecturers will find some of the mathematical, and even the more philosophical, notions presented here to be of interest, and that these ideas might serve as catalysts with respect to the development of activities for the classroom or the lecture theatre.
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Language: English
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