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ERIC Number: EJ1110458
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1492-6156
We All Know That "a"[superscript 0] = 1, but Can You Explain Why?
Kontorovich, Igor'
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, v16 n3 p237-246 2016
This article is concerned with exploring the mathematical knowledge and reasoning that can be engaged in providing explanations for the convention "a"[superscript 0] = 1. Posts from online open forums are used to illustrate the variety of mathematical ideas that can be utilized in the explanations. The explanations are examined in terms of quality criteria of definitions and proofs.
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Language: English
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