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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Staircase railing, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

Marshall Lassak 

March 2006, Volume 99, Issue 7, Page 512

Abstract:
Mathematical Lens, uses photographs as a springboard for mathematical inquiry. This month's issue features a staircase railing. The questions focused on the rectangular framed portion of the railing. The students analyze the photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the image captured in the photograph.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Math Coordinator / Coach
Geometry & Measurement
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing