ERIC Number: EJ454991
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Why Do We Teach Calculus?
Bressoud, David M.
American Mathematical Monthly, v99 n7 p615-17 Aug-Sep 1992
Discusses two answers to the question of why we teach calculus in the college mathematics curriculum: (1) calculus is used in real mathematical applications across a variety of disciplines; and (2) the historical development of calculus exposes students to the foundation of the scientific world view. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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