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Wittgenstein Thought

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Author:Bill Finzer, Key Curriculum Press
Description: Two sketches illustrating a problem posed by Wittgenstein: A stick passes through a sleeve (in which it can smoothly slide). The sleeve is nailed to the wall. As one endpoint of the stick describes a circle, what does the other endpoint describe? One sketch shows the problem, and the other answers the question.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Conic Sections and Circles

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