On teaching periodicity

Tommy Dreyfus, Theodore Eisenberg

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations


Nonperiodic functions can sometimes be changed into periodic ones by appropriately restricting the original domain of definition of the function. This important aspect in the teaching of periodicity is explicated through the problem of finding all n for which cos n2 = 2cos n sin4n.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-509
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics (miscellaneous)
  • Education
  • Applied Mathematics


Dive into the research topics of 'On teaching periodicity'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this