
02357823
j
2004b.01541
Shilgalis, Thomas W.
Benson, Carol T.
Centroid of a PolygonThree Views.
Math. Teach. (Reston) 94, No. 4, 30207 (2001).
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
G74
Investigates the idea of the center of mass of a polygon and illustrates centroids of polygons. Connects physics, mathematics, and technology to produces results that serve to generalize the notion of centroid to polygons other than triangles. (ERIC)