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Geometry from Africa: Mathematical and Educational Explorations - Classroom Resource Materials (Paperback)
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Geometry from Africa: Mathematical and Educational Explorations - Classroom Resource Materials (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 30/09/1999
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This book draws on geometric ideas from cultural activities from Subsaharan Africa, and demonstrates how they may be explored to develop mathematical reasoning from school level through to university standard. Paulus Gerdes provides a thoroughly illustrated and researched exploration of mathematical ideas, motifs and patterns. Many important mathematical points are brought to the fore, not via the formal 'theorem-proof' method, but in a more schematic and diagrammatic manner. African artifacts, oral traditions, sand drawing and other forms of artwork with a geometric basis, all provide mathematical ideas for discussion in this unique book. Mathematicians and teachers of mathematics at all levels will be fascinated, as will anybody with an interest in African cultures.

Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
ISBN: 9780883857151
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 253 x 177 x 16 mm

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