ERIC Number: EJ270308
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
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The Nature of Elementary Mathematics and Teaching It While Emphasizing Mathematics as a Language.
Inder, W. R. D.
Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, v5 n1 p37-40 Jul 1982
Mathematics is a language -- a way of describing, recording in mathematical sentences, and interpreting the symbols used to denote relationships. It is also an activity involving a way of thinking and a means of using relationships to solve problems. Opportunities must be provided for these activities in mathematics teaching. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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