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Griffiths, Martin – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2013
In this article we highlight how a simple classroom activity associated with the dissection of rectangles into right-angled triangles can lead on to a number of interesting explorations for students following a post-16 mathematics course. Several results connected with this construction are obtained, and some of the educational benefits of…
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Class Activities, Mathematics Activities