On computing the volume of sphere in the east and west: A comparative study from the educational perspectives

Yiu Kwong MAN, Yin Kue John LO

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Abstract

In this paper we describe and compare the Archimedes approach and the Zu Xuan approach in computing the volume of sphere in the East and West. We discuss how to motivate a group of teacher trainees to relate these two approaches to the evolution of calculus ideas. Copyright © 2002 Department of Mathematics Education, Hiroshima University.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
JournalHiroshima Journal of Mathematics Education
Volume10
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2002

Citation

Man, Y.-K., & Lo, Y.-K. (2002). On computing the volume of sphere in the east and west: A comparative study from the educational perspectives. Hiroshima Journal of Mathematics Education, 10, 1-9.

Keywords

  • Teacher Education
  • Theory and Practice of Teaching and Learning

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