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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Reflections

James Metz, Stephanie Scott, Larry Ottman 

August 2008, Volume 102, Issue 1, Page 24

Abstract:

This issue: Photograph of reflections in spherical and cylindrical mirrors with target questions on mathematical topics that include transformations, trigonometric functions and integrals. 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:
Trig Functions
Integrals
Article
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Transformations