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Topic: Mathematica as a New Approach to Teaching Maths
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Murray Eisenberg

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Re: Mathematica as a New Approach to Teaching Maths
Posted: Aug 3, 2012 4:19 AM
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On 8/2/12 4:49 AM, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
> ...V. I. Arnold was an enthusiast of teaching Abel's theorem (on the
> impossibility of solving polynomial equations of degree 5 and higher) to
> high-school children and he produced a complete proof that starts from
> nothing and includes everything that needs to be known

The paperback edition of Arnold's book sells for about US $140, and a
scanned-pages e-book version for about $120. Yikes!

Murray Eisenberg
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