Assignments for EMT 668- Computers and Algorithms in the Mathematics Classroom
Write-up 1
Find two linear functions: f(x) and g(x) such that their product h(x) is tangent to f(x) and g(x) at two distinct points.Write-up 2
An Investigation of second degree equations.Write-up 3
Further investgations of second degree equations.Write-up 4
Investigations of the centers of triangles.Write-up 5
A collection of The Geometer's Sketchpad images and scripts.Write-up 6
A proof that the area of a triangle created by the medians of triangle ABC is 3/4 of triangle ABC's area.Write-up 7
A tutorial of tangent circles.Write-up 8
An investigation of altitudes and orthocenters of triangles.Write-up 9
An investigation of pedal triangles (specifically as the pedal point travels around the excircle of triangle ABC).Write-up 10
An investigation into parametric equations.Write-up 11
An investigation into polar equations.Write-up 12
A classroom laboratory comparing the effect of a container on the cooling of boiling water (using spreadsheets).Many of the assignments may require GSP to download the images for animation.
Final Projects of EMT 668