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ERIC Number: EJ447743
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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How Ordinary Meaning Underpins the Meaning of Mathematics.
Ormell, Christopher
For the Learning of Mathematics, v11 n3 p25-30 Nov 1991
Discusses the meaning of mathematics by looking at its uses in the real world. Offers mathematical modeling as a way to represent mathematical applications in real or potential situations. Presents levels of applicability, modus operandi, relationship to "pure mathematics," and consequences for education for mathematical modeling. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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