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ERIC Number: EJ516847
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0228-0671
Before the Other Unknowns Were Invented: Didactic Inquiries on the Methods and Problems of Mediaeval Italian Algebra.
Radford, Luis
For the Learning of Mathematics, v15 n3 p28-38 Nov 1995
Discusses social and intellectual factors in medieval Italian algebra; problems and methods, including operating on the unknown, quasi-equation problems, and giving-and-receiving problems; and the scope of algebraic methods. Considers implications for teaching. (43 references) (MKR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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