Some Interesting and Thought-Provoking Geometric Fallacies

  • Some Interesting and Thought-Provoking Geometric Fallacies

    Alan Sultan
    Some interesting geometric fallacies that were used in a problem-solving course for preservice high school mathematics teachers. Errors in logic and false assumptions lead to misleading conclusions. The authors demonstrate that incorrect sketches lead us to wrong conclusions. The use of Geometers Sketchpad is one strategy that will benefits students.