Category Archives: Geogebra

The Pythagorean Theorem Puzzle

Math puzzles are great activities for enjoying and learning mathematics. The following is an example of Tachiawase. Tachiawase is a popular puzzle in Japan which involve dissecting a geometrical figure into several parts and then recombining them to form another geometrical figure. The puzzle below is credited to Hikodate Nakane (1743). This was one of… Read More »

Mathlets – dynamic math applets

‘An applet is any small application that performs one specific task that runs within the scope of a larger program, often as a plug-in. An applet typically also refers to Java applets, i.e., programs written in theJava programming language that are included in a web page’ -Wikipedia. That settles it. It has nothing to do with Apple and small apples. What about mathlets? Yes, you… Read More »

Curve Art in GeoGebra

GeoGebra is a great tool for learning and teaching mathematics. It also caters to frustrated artists like me. Click on the check boxes to show the parabola, sine, ellipse and the geometric objects in the order given. Enjoy my AngelGebra. Click the refresh button to redraw. If you want to create your own, see Dancing… Read More »

Pathways to mathematical understanding using GeoGebra

You may want to check-out the first-ever book about the use of GeoGebra on the teaching and learning of mathematics: Model-Centered Learning: Pathways to Mathematical Understanding Using GeoGebra by Ligguo Bu and Robert Schoen. Supported by new developments in model-centered learning and instruction, the chapters in this book move beyond the traditional views of mathematics and mathematics teaching, providing theoretical… Read More »

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