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The Surfer Problem: A Whys Approach

Jeremy Kahan Larry Copes 

August 2006, Volume 100, Issue 1, Page 14

Abstract:
How different proofs of a solution to the Surfer Problem provide answers to the question "Why"?  Explains the lesson taught and several different proofs presented.

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Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Geometry & Measurement
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof