Generalising some geometrical theorems and objects

De Villiers, Michael (2016)

CITATION: De Villiers, M. 2016. Generalising some geometrical theorems and objects. Learning and Teaching Mathematics, 21:17-­21.

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This article presents two possible examples of appropriate generalisation activities. The first is the generalisation of a familiar theorem for cyclic quadrilaterals to cyclic polygons, while the second is the generalisation of the concept of a rectangle to a higher order polygons.

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