ERIC Number: EJ1018107
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Mathematical Lens: How Much Can You Bench?
Bolognese, Chris A.
Mathematics Teacher, v106 n6 p414-417 Feb 2013
"How Much Can You Bench?" appears in the "Mathematical Lens" section of "Mathematics Teacher." "Mathematical Lens" uses photographs as a springboard for mathematical inquiry and appears in every issue of "Mathematics Teacher." This month the mathematics behind the photograph includes finding areas of regular polygons, right triangle trigonometry, the Pythagorean theorem, special right triangles, and similarity and scale factors.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Photography, Inquiry, Mathematical Concepts, Geometric Concepts, Equations (Mathematics), Secondary School Mathematics
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
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