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.
|Journal||Hiroshima Journal of Mathematics Education|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2002|
CitationMan, 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.
- Teacher Education
- Theory and Practice of Teaching and Learning