> Yes, I do think it is SORT of harmful for student to depend on visualizing > functions. What about hyperdimensional figures? They are not possible to > visualize. Therefore, I think students should be able to IMAGINE as well as > just see pictures! >
I agree that as students mature mathematically, they must come to imagine functions. However (and this probably reflects my high school teaching background), visualization is important to students who are just learning about functions.
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