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Polygons: formality and intuition

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Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: A discussion of the definition of a polygon (is it desirable to allow overlapping vertices?), mathematical notation, an interactive exploration of Grünbaum's transformation and a generalization of Napoleon's Theorem, billiard tables, and the flexibility of mathematics.

Levels: High School (9-12), Early College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Triangles and Other Polygons

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