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4 function calculators
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Feb 9, 2013 5:46 PM




Re: 4 function calculators
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Feb 8, 2013 7:04 PM


On Feb 8, 2013, at 6:48 PM, Phil Mahler wrote:
> I don't see why we try to teach the "tables" and algorithms using > the tables to college students, especially those with diagnosed > learning disabilities.
In the latter case, I don't see either.
In the former case because it is a nice situation in which to see the innards of an algorithm and their necessity. If I may quote myself, this is what I did in the first half of
<http://www.freemathtexts.org/Standalones/RBA/RBApdf/RBAchap18.pdf>
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