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ERIC Number: EJ011030
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1969
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Mathematical Limitations on Scientific Creativity: A Historical Perspective
Osborne, Alan R.
Sch Sci Math, 69, 7, 599-604, 69 Oct
The lack of an adequate conceptual foundation in mathematics appears to have hindered the scientific discovery process. The author cites several examples from the history of science and mathematics. Implications for inquiry teaching -- both science and mathematics teachers must cooperate in helping students acquire the appropriate mathematical basis for discovery. Bibliography. (LC)
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