Aiming a Basketball for a Rebound: Student Solutions Using Dynamic Geometry Software

Diana Cheng, Tetyana Berezovski, Asli Sezen-Barrie

Abstract


Sports can provide interesting contexts for mathematical and scientific problems. In this article, we present a high school level geometry problem situated in a basketball context. We present a variety of student solutions to the problem using dynamic geometry software and offer possible extensions.


Keywords


geometry; sports; dynamic geometry software; problem solving strategies

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