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Geometry and the built environment

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: April 1, 2011

Geometric terms Students often forget geometric language they learned in earlier grades The meaning – precise or vague – of words such as parallelogram, rhombus, angle bisector, acute angle, escape them. They have not learned to talk “geometry”. But the language is only a small part of the issue. Much harder is that their teacher […]