id: 06022016
dt: j
an: 2012c.00721
au: Matheson, Lauren
ti: Raise high the ridge beam, carpenters.
so: Math. Teach. (Reston) 104, No. 4, 258-261 (2010).
py: 2010
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: M80 G60
ut: isosceles triangles; elementary geometry; extreme value problems;
optimization; slope; trigonometry; quadratic equations; architecture;
mathematical applications
ci:
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ab: Summary: Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions
related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, the
mathematics content includes slope, trigonometry through the law of
cosines, and quadratic formulas as students analyze photographs of a
triangular shed.
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