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ERIC Number: EJ580512
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Removable Ambiguities: Making Mathematics More Intelligible.
Boelkins, Matthew R.
Primus, v8 n4 p331-39 Dec 1998
In standard mathematical notation it is common to have a given symbol take on different meanings in different settings. Shares anecdotes of how this symbolic double entendre causes difficulties for students. Suggests ways in which instructors can clarify these ambiguities to make mathematics more understandable to students. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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