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ERIC Number: EJ900057
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Partial Fractions in Calculus, Number Theory, and Algebra
Yackel, C. A.; Denny, J. K.
College Mathematics Journal, v38 n5 p362-374 Nov 2007
This paper explores the development of the method of partial fraction decomposition from elementary number theory through calculus to its abstraction in modern algebra. This unusual perspective makes the topic accessible and relevant to readers from high school through seasoned calculus instructors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
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Language: English
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