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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Star Polygons

G├╝nhan Caglayan 

February 2008, Volume 101, Issue 6, Page 432

Abstract:
This issue: Photograph of people and flag star polygons with target questions on mathematical topics that include geometric patterns. 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
Activities
Grades 9-12
Constructions
Geometric Patterns
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Representation