ERIC Number: ED348071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
The AMATYC Review, Fall 1987, Spring 1988.
Cohen, Don, Ed.
The AMATYC Review, v9 n1-2 Fall 87 Spr 88
Designed as an avenue of communication for mathematics educators concerned with the views, ideas, and experiences of two-year college students and teachers, this journal contains articles on mathematics exposition and education, and regular features that present book and software reviews and math problems. The first of two issues of volume 9 contains the following major articles: (1) "The Role of the Computer in Mathematical Reasoning," by Bill Leonard and Harris Schultz; (2) "The Trigonometric Functions and Arcs," by Richard F. Maruszewski; (3) "Apparent Aging: An Explanation of a Common Paradox," by Joseph Browne; (4) "Hindu Romance with Quadratic Functions," by Gurcharan Singh Bhalla; (5) "A Unified Approach to the Circular and Hyperbolic Functions," by Mary Coughlin; (6)"QUESTIONBOOKS: Using Writing To Learn in Mathematics," by Agnes Azzolino and Robert G. Roth; (7) "What Differential Equations Books Lack," by George E. Abdo; and (8) "Future Shock: Hand Held Computers," by Gregory D. Foley. The second issue of volume 9 contains the following major articles: (1) "The Clark Tac Computer: A Sweet Way To Encourage Kids To Stay in Mathematics," by John W. Bailey and Kylene E. Norman; (2) "Using the Number Line To Factor Quadratics," by D. Irene Fell Rodgers; (3) "Numerical Integration: Surprises from the Trapezoidal Rule," by Travis Thompson; (4) "Bilateral Symmetry of the Hypergeometric Distributions," by Sandra M. Pulver; (5) "A Recursive Algorithm for Solving Linear Diophantine Equations," by Gene P. Blandford; (6) "An Induction Proof of the Inequality of the Weighted Geometric and Arithmetic Means," by Terrence Brenner; (7) "Pre- and Post-Instructional Strategies for the College Developmental Mathematics Class," by Joannis Kelly Flately, Dennis Gittinger, and Adele Ducharme; amd (8) "Reflections on the Studies of Comparisons of U.S. Students and Students in Other Countries," by James Baldwin. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Content Area Writing, Functions (Mathematics), Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Trigonometry, Two Year Colleges
AMATYC, Mott Community College, 1401 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48502 (3 issues free with $25 membership).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.