Date: Dec 17, 2012 6:03 AM
Author: Haim
Subject: Re: A Point on Understanding
Robert Hansen Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:04 PM

>Earlier I posted a link to the observations of a

>calculus teacher regarding students understanding of

>infinite sequences and series...

>

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcWImSmBTzQ

>

>One of his observations was that students will accept

>that 0.333... is 1/3 but have trouble accepting that

>0.999... is 1.

After minute 32 the guy says, "...no surprised, calculus students struggle with algebra." Instantly, I lost all interest in the presentation.

Haim

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