Keeping things in proportion

Sircar, Swati and Titus, Sneha (2015) Keeping things in proportion. At Right Angles, 4 (2). pp. 30-35.

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Our activity this time is an investigation which begins with the Fibonacci sequence. Throughout this activity, students are called upon to exercise the skills of observation, pattern recognition, mathematical notation and communication and visualization. Along with this, there is an opportunity to apply their understanding by using an algorithm to generate the spreadsheet version of the sequence – though this last is an optional addition. Their prior knowledge of arithmetic, algebra and geometry is exercised and students are also able to appreciate the connection between these areas.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Sircar, Swati and Titus, Sneha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Pattern, algebra, pythagoras, irrational, quadratic, roots, angle, triangle, pentagon, ratio
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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