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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

574- CANCELLED: Seeing the Golden Ratio in a Five-Pointed Star

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
2016 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Shana Frank
Lew Douglas


Students will be amazed by the geometric relationships they can discover in a five-pointed star inscribed in a regular pentagon. The design abounds with congruent and similar triangles. Hands-on activities will lead us to a proportion for deriving the golden ratio. Talk about transformations!


Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop


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