The Modern Explication of CheukRyangDoHae and its Pedagogical Applications

측량도해(測量圖解)의 현대적 해석 및 수학교육적 활용 방안

  • Received : 2018.04.06
  • Accepted : 2018.06.14
  • Published : 2018.06.30


In spite of important researches and translational works of the Joseon mathematical treatises in the 80's and on, these results were almost out of reach to the school teachers as well as students due to the antiquity of their contents and the terms used. In order to make our traditional mathematics approachable to the middle and high school students, it will be educationally meaningful to reinterpret them tuned at the student's level using modern terminology and symbols. In this study, we reinterpreted 9 problems from Cheukryang Dohae, which is one of the representative mathematical books of Joseon Dynasty. We used the terminology and symbols from the school curriculum. We also reconstructed two of them using modern metrologies adapted to modern situations adding illustrations and photos, so that they are useful at the teaching site.


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