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Title Developing thinking in geometry / edited by Sue Johnston-Wilder and John Mason
Published London : Open University in association with Paul Chapman Publishing, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  516.007 Joh/Dti  AVAILABLE
 MELB  516.007 Joh/Dti  DUE 06-06-23
Description xii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM
4 3/4 in
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction -- Block One -- Invariance -- Language and Points of View -- Reasoning Based on Invariant Properties -- Visualising and Representing -- Block Two -- Invariance in Measurement -- Measuring Areas and Volumes -- Geometrical Reasoning -- Visualising -- Block Three -- Transformations and Invariants -- Language and Points of View -- Reasoning with Transformation Geometry -- Visualising Transformations -- Block Four -- Themes and Structure -- Powers, Constructs and Strategies
Summary This book is for people with an interest in geometry, whether as a learner or as a teacher or both. It is concerned with the 'big ideas' of geometry and what it is to understand the process of thinking geometrically
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Form perception -- Study and teaching.
Symmetry (Mathematics) -- Study and teaching.
Geometry -- Study and teaching.
Author Mason, John, 1944-
Johnston-Wilder, Sue.
Open University.
LC no. 2005924502
ISBN 1412911680 hardback
1412911699 paperback