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Playing with LEGO and proving theorems

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LEGO and math are both about what one do with the objects. In LEGO, he/she can build sets following the instructions, or alternatively dump a whole bunch of LEGO on the floor and build whatever he/she like. In math, he/she have a similar freedom to create new things, solve problems, and play around. Geometry makes far greater use of pictures and diagrams than tends to be the case for other areas of mathematics. This chapter focuses on diagrammatic proofs as a ...

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10.1002/9781119194033.ch21

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COMPUTER SCIENCE
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Wiley
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Selected type: Paperback Quantity: 1 £13.95 *VAT information LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick By Brick
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1
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217-226
Publication date:
2017-06-19
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9781119193975
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English
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2017-07-28

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