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ERIC Number: EJ392837
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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More than Formal Proof.
Hanna, Gila
For the Learning of Mathematics, v9 n1 p20-23 Feb 1989
The origins of the emphasis on formal proof are discussed as well as more recent views. Factors in acceptance of a proof and the social process of acceptance by mathematicians are included. The impact of formal proof on the curriculum and implications for teaching are given. (DC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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