Electronic Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate MathematicsNew Orleans, Louisiana, October 2831, 2004Paper S098
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Designing Learning Activities With Dynamic Geometry And Computer Algebra Systems: The Ellipse Case 
Ana Guadalupe Del Castillo Bojorquez
Universidad de Sonora
CONACYT
Mexico
acastillo@gauss.mat.uson.mx

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The study of the ellipse through different representations is approached, taking advantage of the different capabilities from the symbolic calculator: dynamic geometry, computer algebra system, graphs, tables, programming, thus creating means in which the students can explore, conjecture, analyze, verify ideas, etc.
Keyword(s): geometry, computer algebra systems