
05588785
j
2009d.00595
Robinson, D.F.
On the (mis)use of formula sheets.
N. Z. Math. Mag. 45, No. 2, 1415 (2008).
2008
Auckland Mathematical Association, Auckland
EN
U70
G60
D70
trigonometric equations
plane trigonometry
compendium of formulas
reference books
educational media
transformation geometry
matrices
The author discusses an example of student errors that typically occur while using trigonometric formulas for their work with matrix representations of plane geometric transformations, thus pointing out that students must have practice in using formula sheets, rather than merely using them during examinations.
Peter D\"urr (Linkenheim)