Counting Pizzas: A Discovery Lesson Using Combinatorics
Gail Nord, Eric Malm, John Nord
A combinatorics problem involving pizza toppings.
The Spot Problem: Connecting Points, Connecting Mathematics
Jeremy Kahan, Terry Wyberg
Using the Spot Problem to illustrate the importance of inductive and deductive reasoning and the connections among algebra, graph theory, geometry, and combinatorics.
Alternative Geometric Constructions: Promoting Mathematical Reasoning
The varied mathematical reasoning involved when a geometric construction problem is solved with three different manipulative tools.
Ratio Analysis: Where Investments Meet Mathematics
Susan Barton, Dennis Woodbury
The topic of ratio and analysis by which investments may be evaluated. To do so requires the use of fundamental mathematics, problem solving, and comparison of the mathematical results within the framework of an industry.