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ERIC Number: EJ832001
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
From Intuition to Definition: Teaching Continuity in First Semester Calculus
Millspaugh, Richard P.
PRIMUS, v16 n1 p53-60 Mar 2006
For most first semester students, the definition of a continuous function causes confusion. We discuss a presentation that leaves students with a better intuitive understanding of continuity, as well as an appreciation for the definition. (Contains 3 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A