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Geometry Playground - Activity: Comparing Spherical and Hyperbolic Geometries

Author(s): 
Daniel Heath (Pacific Lutheran University) and Joshua Jacobs (University of Washington)

This activity compares and contrasts Spherical and Hyperbolic geometries by performing similar constructions (triangles, perpendicular and parallel lines, circles) in both and examining the results.

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Click here to open a pdf file which contains the instructions for the activity.

Daniel Heath (Pacific Lutheran University) and Joshua Jacobs (University of Washington), "Geometry Playground - Activity: Comparing Spherical and Hyperbolic Geometries," Loci (November 2010), DOI:10.4169/loci003567

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