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On Mathematics Application and Real Problem Solving
Pollak, Henry O.
School Science and Mathematics, 78, 3, 232-9, Mar 78
Analyzed are textbook word problems that are typically used as applications of mathematics and shows some of the difficulties in making these problems realistic. A discussion and examples of sources of genuine mathematical applications in real life follows. (MN)
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