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ERIC Number: EJ615636
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Using History to Further the Understanding of Mathematical Concepts.
Krussel, Libby
Primus, v10 n3 p273-76 Sep 2000
Describes an assignment in which students were asked to identify a mathematical concept that had been difficult for them to master and to write a paper that investigated and described the historical development of the concept. Students reported that the assignment, though difficult, was very valuable in helping them understand their difficulties. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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