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ERIC Number: EJ926148
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0268-3679
Mathematical Intrusions in Literatures
Modica, Erasmo
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, v30 n2 p75-84 Jun 2011
This article describes an activity that can be carried out in one of the final classes of Italian secondary schools. The aim of the activity is to stimulate pupil curiosity, demonstrating that Mathematics is not a barren subject and allowing the students, according to an interdisciplinary point of view, to investigate some literary works and the History of Mathematics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Italy