Title

Using Representations to Explore Perimeter and Area

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Teaching Children Mathematics

Volume

8

Issue

1

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Publication Date

2001

First Page

52

Last Page

59

Abstract

Perimeter and area are topics that often become confused for students because they are often learned only as a set of procedures. In this article, the book Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! A Mathematical Story is used to help children differentiate between the mathematical concepts of perimeter and area.

Comments

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