# Questions tagged [geometry]

For questions related to geometric shapes, congruences, similarities, transformations, as well as the properties of classes of figures, points, lines, angles.

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### How to teach affine geometry to future high-school teachers?

This question is a follow-up to that one, where I expressed doubt about the use of abstract affine geometry in undergraduate education. However, future high-school teachers need to be able to relate ...
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### Lesson-planning: Teaching probability concepts via geometry

I am intending to teach a lesson covering some topic related to "Probability via Geometry" and, if possible, I would appreciate references or materials (or good ideas) that can help me. The target ...
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### Approaches to Teaching for Questions Around Partitioning Space

My students are preparing for their SATs and have problems with a certain type of questions, i.e., questions involving a geometrical figure and $n$ (usually $n = 2,3$) straight lines passing through ...
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### Wiggins' question #12

There's an interesting read: Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics by Grant Wiggins. In that text the author proposes "a test for conceptual understanding" which should be given "to 10th, 11th, and ...
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### Helping students use constructions in geometry

I work as a teaching assistant in a high school and geometry gives most students headaches. I emphasize understanding the problem by constructing lines and using elementary properties to arrive at ...
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### Suitable Curriculum for Algebra through Pre-Calc students in One Class

I run a high school outreach program at UCLA called DMAP: Diversifying Mathematics And Physics (webpage: http://dmap.pbworks.com), which focuses on exposing groups underrepresented in advanced maths ...
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### What prerequisites would college students need for a course based primarily on Euclid's elements?

I love Euclid's elements, and would like to base a course around them. Before I can pitch it to my supervisors, I need to know where it would fit in the curriculum. While it begins from elementary ...
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### Preparation to exams [closed]

Next week I'm going to have my students write tested examinations. I need to give them problems such as . Where can I find these kind of problems to work on? Not only tangent and secant problems, but ...