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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Ponte della Maddalena

 

March 2007, Volume 100, Issue 7, Page 501

Abstract:
This issue:  the Ponte della Maddalena over the river Sergio near Borga a Mozzano, Italy and target questions on mathematical topics that include modeling falling objects and determining the height of the bridge. Mathematical Lens uses photographs as a springboard for mathematical inquiry. The goal of this department is to encourage readers to see patterns and relationships that they can think about and extend in a mathematically playful way. Mathematical Lens is a regular department of Mathematics Teacher.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Graphing
Teacher
Problems
Quadratics
Problem Solving / Problem Posing