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Topic: Of Sequence and Success
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Robert Hansen

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Re: Of Sequence and Success
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 6:54 PM
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On Nov 2, 2012, at 6:05 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner@gmail.com> wrote:

> To this day, there's a sense among mathematicians (many of them) that
> "arithmetic" as we call it is a vocational skill that, if not
> orthogonal to mathematics, is certainly not its essential core.


No there isn't. Lou is the first I have met. Even Devlin is firmly in the times-tables camp. I so often must remind you about exaggeration.

Bob Hansen



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