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ERIC Number: EJ241151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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The Mathematical Preparation for Engineering.
Petroski, Henry J.
Mathematics Teacher, v74 n2 p127-31 Feb 1981
The need for students of engineering to acquire the rational, methodical approaches identified with the "mathematical way of thinking" is discussed. The skill areas in mathematics most critical to engineering majors are pointed out, with proper shaping of student attitudes seen as an important role secondary school mathematics must play. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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