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An Investigation of Monge's Theorem Using the Geometer's Sketchpad

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Author:Math 5337, The Geometry Center
Description: This lab uses The Geometer's Sketchpad to explore the geometry of circles, culminating in the discovery of a famous result of the nineteenth century called Monge's Theorem and outlining a proof of the theorem using dilations. Part of Technology in the Geometry Classroom, a Geometry Center course.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Conic Sections and Circles
Math Ed Topics: Computers

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