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ERIC Number: EJ406058
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Reference Count: 0
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Olympic Medal Counts: A Glimpse into Humanistic Aspects of Mathematics.
Borasi, Raffaella
Arithmetic Teacher, v37 n3 p47-52 Nov 1989
Develops an example demonstrating the existence of alternative solutions and the need for the use of personal judgment in mathematics. Uses a problem about ranking national performances at the 1988 Olympic Games as the example. Illustrates several different criteria and the results. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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