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On the Shoulders of Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy

 
 
 
 
On the Shoulders of Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy
Author: Mathematical Sciences Education Board - National R
ISBN 13: 9780309084499
ISBN 10: 309084490
Edition: 1
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication Date: 1990-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $24.95
 
 

A vision of the richness of mathematics expressed in essays on change, dimension, quantity, shape, and uncertainty. These essays expand on the idea of mathematics as the language and science of patterns.

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This book from the Mathematical Sciences Education Board of the National Research Council presents new ways to teach mathematics to a changing society, as well as new approaches to thinking about the field of mathematics and the world in general. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)