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Delving Deeper
Delving Deeper: Extending a Classical Geometry Problem

 

April 2009, Volume 102, Issue 8, Page 634

Abstract:

 

Novel math problems and solutions, expanding on mathematical connections and offering new insights into familiar math concepts. Forum that allows classroom teachers to share their mathematics from their work with students, their classroom investigations and products, and their other experiences. This issue: Using a problem that appeared in MT August 2006 to prove some interesting facts about isosceles and equilateral triangles. He then extends his thinking to regular polygons 

 

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Trigonometry
Shapes
Similarity / Congruence