Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose is a .....

Print Friendly and PDF Dynamic Geometry can be a great avenue for introducing seemingly complicated math topics to the younger students in lower grade levels.  It also can be used to deal with topics from different perspectives.
Here I am using GeoGebra to show how rose graphs, normally not seen in school until polar graphs are dealt with, could be introduced much much earlier.

In this graphic points M and n will be rotating around the circle in opposite directions. My next post will show what happens in some cases when the rotation of one of the points reverses direction.


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