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Topic: Re: text series that support the standards
Replies: 1   Last Post: Feb 21, 1995 6:49 PM

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Re: text series that support the standards
Posted: Feb 21, 1995 6:49 PM
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On Mon, 20 Feb 1995 ShariV@aol.com wrote:

> Elliot Bird said,
>

> > ["a square is not a rectangle! oh? why not? errrr. well, it just
> >isn't.]

>
> I don't mean to be ignorant, but can you explain to me why a square is not a
> rectangle? In all the math courses I have had, a square has always been
> classified as one specific type of rectangle. Has this changed?
>
> Shari
>
> ShariV@aol.com



of course, a square is a rectangle. but too many elementary school
teachers believe otherwise. that was my point.

elliott bird






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