Curry’s Paradox and the Notion of Area (VIDEO!)

Here is a wonderful paradox due to Paul Curry that challenges our beliefs on how area behaves. In this video I show the paradox, resolve paradox, and then in parts II and III of the video I show how I use the paradox in teaching students and teaching teachers!

Curry’s Paradox Part I
Curry’s Paradox Part II
Curry’s Paradox Part III


    QUADRATICS, Permutations and Combinations, EXPLODING DOTS, and more!

    Written for educators - and their students too! - this website, slowly growing, takes all the content Tanton has developed in his books, videos, and workshops, and organizes it into short, self-contained, and complete, curriculum units proving that mathematics, at all points of the school curriculum, can be joyous, fresh, innovative, rich, deep-thinking, and devoid of any rote doing! Let's teach generations of students to be self-reliant thinkers, willing to flail and to use their common sense to "nut their way" through challenges, to assess and judge results, and to adjust actions to find success. (Great life skills!)


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