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Author:Key Curriculum Press
Description: Sketches: describing the relationships of parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse from an eccentricity point of view; four ways to demonstrate (manipulate) Pythagorean theorem - shear & rotation, shear & translation, similarity, and tessellation; studying the parameter effects of function y=ax^2+bx+c in a "variable" coordinate system; a way to trace out a parabola; Rolling Rouleaux Triangle - change its size and shape, and observe as it rolls along a plane; inversion in a circle; construction of a regular 17-gon; Bezier Curve Sketch and Bicubic Bezier Patch; Stewart's Theorem.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations

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