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ERIC Number: EJ037742
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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An Unexpected Field
Goff, Gerald K.; Johnston, Hiram D.
Mathematics Teacher, 64, 4, 301-304, Apr 71
The authors present an enrichment topic appropriate for use in grade 12. A mathematical system is defined using integer 3-tuples and it is shown that this system is a field isomorphic to the rational numbers. The unit is useful for illustrating the abstract nature of mathematics. (CT)
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