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Chameleon Graphing: Plane History

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Author:Ursula Whitcher
Description: A Web unit for middle and high school students. Sam the Chameleon investigates the history of the coordinate plane. Was it invented? Who named it? The unit includes a glossary and brief biographical information about the historical figures involved. See also Whitcher's companion units on Lines and Slope and The Coordinate Plane.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Math Topics: Coordinate Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Graphing of Data

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