ERIC Number: ED054941
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Historical Topics in Algebra.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
This is a reprint of the historical capsules dealing with algebra from the 31st Yearbook of NCTM,"Historical Topics for the Mathematics Classroom." Included are such themes as the change from a geometric to an algebraic solution of problems, the development of algebraic symbolism, the algebraic contributions of different countries, the origin and development of topics in algebra, and the search for generality and abstract structures. (Author/JG)
Descriptors: Algebra, Enrichment, Instructional Materials, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics, Mathematics History, Secondary School Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washingtion, D.C. 20036 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
Note: Reprint from Thirty-first Yearbook of the NCTM, p233-332