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Modeling Permutation Group (SMILE)

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Author:Mary Margaret Nee, Von Stueben Science Center
Description: A lesson designed to teach students to construct equilateral triangles on cardboard; develop the transformation concept with a one to one correspondence; generate the rotation and reflection table; and deduce from the model the abstract axioms of a group. From the Probability and Statistics section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Transformational Geometry, Data Analysis

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