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Some Interesting and Thought-Provoking Geometric Fallacies

Alan Sultan 

September 2007, Volume 101, Issue 2, Page 114

Abstract:
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.

Keywords:
Article
Computers
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Curriculum
Geometry & Measurement
Teacher