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Scheaffer, Richard L. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Outlines differences between classical statistics and exploratory data analysis. Provides examples in the use of the exploratory techniques. (YP)
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Evaluation Methods, Graphs, Mathematical Models
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Wielenberg, Peggy – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Discusses geometric construction problems. Presents four ways to construct a regular octagon using different conditions. Provides drawings showing the constructions. (YP)
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions, Geometry, Mathematics Materials
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Miller, L. Diane; Miller, Jim – Mathematics Teacher, 1989
Described is how the faculty of a high school accepted the responsibility of helping students gain a better working knowledge of metric measures during National Metric Week. Day-by-day activities for a week are included. Eight references are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Mathematical Vocabulary, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Kern, Jane F.; Mauk, Cherry C. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Discusses the concepts of fractals, fractal dimension, and the generation of fractals in LOGO. Provides diagrams of several fractals and their LOGO programs. Lists eight references. (YP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Fractals, Mathematical Concepts