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Usiskin, Zalman – Mathematics Teacher, 1974
The possibility of non-transitivity of preference choices is discussed. One example each from voting and from sports demonstrate some conditions where transitivity does not hold. Suggestions are made for using this type of problem in the classroom. (LS)
Descriptors: Instruction, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education
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Usiskin, Zalman – Mathematics Teacher, 1983
Enrichment activities that teach about geometry as they instruct in geometry are given for some significant topics. The facets of geometry included are tessellations, round robin tournaments, geometric theorems on triangles, and connections between geometry and complex numbers. (MNS)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Gifted