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Troubles With Groups
Macdonald, I. D.
Mathematics in School, 4, 1, 23-25, Jan 75
While group theory is an important part of mathematics, it should not be taught before college. The problems which led to its historical development are too difficult for the schools, and the use of simple problems invites misconceptions. There are very few easily stated physical applications. (SD)
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