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Fractions, tilings, and geometry

Author: Bowen KerinsDarryl YongAlbert CuocoGlenn StevensMary PilgrimAll authors
Publisher: [Providence, RI] : American Mathematical Society, [2017] ©2017
Series: Mathematics for teaching : a problem-based approach, v. 7.; IAS/PCMI--the teacher program series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Designed for precollege teachers by a collaborative of teachers, educators, and mathematicians, Fractions, Tilings, and Geometry is based on a course offered in the Summer School Teacher Program at the Park City Mathematics Institute. The overall goal of the course is an introduction to non-periodic tilings in two dimensions and space-filling polyhedra. While the course does not address quasicrystals, it provides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bowen Kerins; Darryl Yong; Albert Cuoco; Glenn Stevens; Mary Pilgrim; Park City Mathematics Institute.
ISBN: 1470440644 9781470440640
OCLC Number: 1010996553
Description: xi, 157 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Volume 1. Probability through algebra --
volume 2. Applications of algebra and geometry to the work of teaching --
volume 3. Famous functions in number theory --
volume 4. Some applications of geometric thinking --
volume 5. Moving things around --
volume 7. Fractions, tilings, and geometry
Series Title: Mathematics for teaching : a problem-based approach, v. 7.; IAS/PCMI--the teacher program series.
Responsibility: Bowen Kerins, Darryl Yong, Al Cuoco, Glenn Stevens, and Mary Pilgrim.

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