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Re: [CALCREFORM:3105] RE: functions
Posted:
Dec 7, 1995 7:27 AM


At the risk of sounding stupid, I don't understand the following comment. Are you saying that it is harmful for students to be able to visualize a function?
>From: MX%"calcreform@emath.ams.org" 3DEC1995 13:17:17.16 >To: MX%"calcreform@emath.ams.org" >CC: >Subj: [CALCREFORM:3071] functions > >THE IDENTIFICATION OF A FUNCTION WITH ITS GRAPH IS ONE OF THE >MOST HARMFUL THINGS WE CAN DO IN TERMS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF >A STUDENT'S UNDERSTANDING OF FUNCTION. > > Mark (bridger@neu.edu) >I ee. My physics teacher get confused when he taught us dt graph when a body >accelerates. the shape of graph can also be cubic and so on.
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