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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Quilt Blocks

Mary Zanetti 

October 2008, Volume 102, Issue 3, Page 206

Abstract:

This issue: Photograph of a quilt square patterns with target questions on mathematical topics that include triangles. 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
Right Triangle Trig
Area
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Shapes
Similarity / Congruence