Date: Nov 16, 2012 5:49 PM
Author: Joe Niederberger
Subject: Re: How teaching factors rather than multiplicand & multiplier<br> confuses kids!

Robert Hansen says:
> Can you tell me how you picture the students' minds unravelling these examples into a generic theory of continuity?

Kirby replies:
>I'm not necessarily looking for a "generic theory of continuity" as I don't imagine most adults have that either.

I don't think most college math majors do either -- I'm curious, what does R. Hansen mean by "generic theory of continuity"?

Joe N