Sangaku, Japanese Temple Geometry
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|Tony Rothman, Princeton University|
|For centuries in Buddhist and Shinto shrines, Japanese have hung wooden tablets containing mathematical problems. Read PDF or PS downloads of a tutorial on the inversion method for solving Sangaku, or of the article "Japanese Temple Geometry," which first appeared in the May 1998 issue of Scientific American.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Euclidean Plane Geometry, Religion|
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