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Teen Math Whizzes Go Euclid One Better

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Author:Gautam Nair, The Wall Street Journal
Description: The scholarly journal Mathematics Teacher has churned out some 7,500 articles published over the past nine decades. This month, Volume 90, issue No. 1 will feature a first: a formal math treatise by two high school students. A reproduction of an article from The Wall Street Journal describing how Greens Farms Academy students David Goldenheim and Daniel Litchfield used Geometer's Sketchpad and the Fibonacci sequence to solve a problem about regular partitioning, first posed by Euclid.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Golden Ratio/Fibonacci, Constructions

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