Download e-book for kindle: Turtle Geometry: The Computer as a Medium for Exploring by Harold Abelson;Andrea diSessa

By Harold Abelson;Andrea diSessa

ISBN-10: 0262010631

ISBN-13: 9780262010634

ISBN-10: 0262510375

ISBN-13: 9780262510370

Turtle Geometry provides an leading edge application of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the potent use of non-public pcs can profoundly switch the character of a student's touch with arithmetic. utilizing this publication and some uncomplicated desktop courses, scholars can discover the houses of area through following an imaginary turtle around the monitor. the idea that of turtle geometry grew out of the brand staff at MIT. Directed via Seymour Papert, writer of Mindstorms, this team has performed huge paintings with preschool little ones, highschool scholars and collage undergraduates.

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Famous problems of elementary geometry: the duplication of by Felix Klein PDF

By Felix Klein

ISBN-10: 1407602764

ISBN-13: 9781407602769

Generally considered as a vintage of contemporary arithmetic, this improved model of Felix Klein's celebrated 1894 lectures makes use of modern strategies to check 3 well-known difficulties of antiquity: doubling the amount of a dice, trisecting an attitude, and squaring a circle. modern-day scholars will locate this quantity of specific curiosity in its solutions to such questions as: lower than what situations is a geometrical development attainable? through what capacity can a geometrical building be effected? What are transcendental numbers, and the way are you able to turn out that e and pi are transcendental? the simple remedy calls for no larger wisdom of arithmetic. Unabridged reprint of the vintage 1930 moment variation.

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