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Topic: Which Polynomial?
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Wayne Bishop

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Re: Which Polynomial?
Posted: Aug 2, 2005 2:06 AM
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At 07:19 PM 8/1/2005, Louis A. Talman wrote:

>On Jul 31, 2005, at 8:36 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:

>>This is how examples of good ideas (as I think Kirby's is) end up
>>as required elements of state curricula.

>Ideas, no matter how good, stop being good at some point short of
>being required elements of state curricula. There is no canon.

Except for kids of semi-affluent semi-educated parents who are headed
for a superior score in AP Calculus. Extrapolate to life success.

With that qualification, Lou is correct; for the unwashed masses
there is no canon.


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