Symmetry in Mathematics Learning

Tommy Dreyfus, Theodore Eisenberg

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Discusses the creed in symmetry and the omnipresence of symmetrical relationships in mathematics and nature, discusses mathematicians' attraction toward looking for symmetrical relationships as an unstated problem-solving heuristic, and shows how symmetry can be used as a didactical tool. (Author/MKR)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-59
Number of pages7
JournalZentralblatt fur Didaktik der Mathematik/International Reviews on Mathematical Education
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1989


  • ERIC, Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)
  • Elementary Secondary Education
  • Higher Education
  • Algebra
  • Mathematics Instruction
  • Problem Solving
  • Mathematics Education
  • Didacticism
  • Mathematicians
  • Symmetry


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