Constructing and Unpacking Diagrams in Geometry

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By having students practice constructing diagrams for geometric theorems, teachers can develop students' understanding of mathematical claims, vocabulary, and notation methods. This practice can also strengthen students' ability to interpret mathematical diagrams and recognize their limitations.

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Develop students’ understanding of mathematical claims, vocabulary, and notation methods as well as their ability to interpret and recognize limitations of diagrams.

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