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Topic: stop teaching shifting & stretching?
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Re: stop teaching shifting & stretching?
Posted: Oct 14, 1998 10:59 PM
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I think you would still want the students to be exposed to this so they some
intuition when they get to calculus of what a curve will look like even w/o a
GC around....


A. Jorge Garcia Teacher/Professor Mathematics/CompSci BaldwinSHS/NassauCC
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In a message dated 10/12/98 2:22:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< 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
Geneva >>

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