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Topic: stop teaching shifting & stretching?
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Jerry Uhl

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Re: stop teaching shifting & stretching?
Posted: Oct 12, 1998 9:03 PM
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Not at all.
-Jerry Uhl
At 1:54 PM -0400 10/12/98, William J. Larson wrote:
>Since my calculus students will have graphers, is it the =
>consensus that I should stop teaching my precalculus =
>students such tricks to aide graphing as shifting & stretching =
>functions and symmetry? I'd love to stop teaching this, because it =
>would free time for other "essential" topics, which I do not =
>get to.
>Bill Larson

Jerry Uhl
Professor of Mathematics 1409 West Green Street
University of Illinois Urbana,Illinois 61801
Matrices, Geometry&Mathematica Development Team

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