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Title: Compass constructions: A vehicle for promoting relational understanding and higher order thinking skills
Authors: Lim-Teo, Suat Khoh
Issue Date: 1997
Citation: Lim-Teo, S. K. (1997). Compass constructions: A vehicle for promoting relational understanding and higher order thinking skills. The Mathematics Educator, 2(2), 138-147.
Abstract: Compass constructions refers to standard procedures for constructing geometrical entities such as angle bisectors using compasses and straight edge only. These constructions are usually taught as a series of fixed steps without any justification of why the methods work. This article outlines a scheme of activities which provides links between the compass constructions required in the Singapore Mathematics Syllabus and other topics in the syllabus with extensions to problem solving.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10497/94
ISSN: 0218-9100
Website: http://math.nie.edu.sg/ame/matheduc/journal/v2_2/v22_138.aspx
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