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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Totally Cubeular!

Rick A. Hudson 

February 2011, Volume 104, Issue 6, Page 412

Abstract:

 

Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, the photographs are of a pyramidal sculpture consisting of unit cubes. Counting, pattern recognition, summation formulas, and spatial analysis are the mathematical themes.


Keywords:
Article
3-D Shapes
Grades 9-12
Permutations / Combinations / Counting Problems
Geometric Patterns
Teacher
Number Patterns