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Topic: Is Geometry the first Inspirational Math class?
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John B. Tant

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Re: Is Geometry the first Inspirational Math class?
Posted: Jan 11, 2009 3:43 AM
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<rant> Yeah, but all our glossy geometry texts have been carefully reviewed to make sure the right groups are all represented in the pretty pictures. </rant>

OK, now that I have THAT off my chest ...

Yes, it's the first really creative math class. Sadly, it's often the last one until you get past the Calc/DifEq/LinAlg sequence and unfortunately, many students never get past that hurdle to get into the creative math again.

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