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Demana, Franklin | 1 |

Gantner, Thomas E. | 1 |

Mitchell, Charles E. | 1 |

Scheaffer, Richard L. | 1 |

Waits, Bert K. | 1 |

Walton, Karen Doyle | 1 |

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Scheaffer, Richard L. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990

Outlines differences between classical statistics and exploratory data analysis. Provides examples in the use of the exploratory techniques. (YP)

Descriptors: Data Analysis, Evaluation Methods, Graphs, Mathematical Models

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Mitchell, Charles E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990

Describes projects focusing on needs of business and industry and the preparation of high school graduates to meet these needs. Discusses some areas of mathematics that teachers and employers thought were neglected in the current curriculum. (YP)

Descriptors: Job Skills, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics, Mathematics Curriculum

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Demana, Franklin; Waits, Bert K. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990

Discussed are assumptions about technology and classroom equipment, teaching methods, getting started, pitfalls, and the role of algebra and calculus. Suggestions are given for implementing the spirit and vision of the standards. (YP)

Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Graphing Calculators

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Walton, Karen Doyle – Mathematics Teacher, 1990

Discusses the use of the mathematics classroom for discovering the relationship among computers, mathematics, and real-world problems. Provides three probability problems and compares the results of three methods, actual trial, computer simulation, and mathematical solution. (YP)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education

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Gantner, Thomas E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990

Presents two methods for replacing a series by one converging more rapidly: regrouping the terms of a series and manipulations of power series. Describes a general algorithm for approximating the natural logarithm of any number. (YP)

Descriptors: Algorithms, Logarithms, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Formulas