ERIC Number: EJ445136
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
L'Hopital's Weight Problem.
Van Maanen, Jan
For the Learning of Mathematics, v11 n2 p44-47 Jun 1991
Describes a classroom experience in which the teacher experiments with integrating mathematics history into a calculus class by presenting a historical problem taken from L'Hopital to be solved by the students. Extracts the role that history can play in teaching mathematics from the experience. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
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