ERIC Number: EJ590211
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Applied Mathematics Should Be Taught Mixed.
Brown, Gary I.
Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal, n10 p1-12 Aug 1994
Discusses the differences between applied and pure mathematics and provides extensive history of mixed mathematics. Argues that applied mathematics should be taught allowing for speculative mathematics, which involves breaking down a given problem into simpler parts until one arrives at first principles. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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