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Topic: Re: Some important demonstrations on negative numbers > a MACS
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Joe Niederberger

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Re: Some important demonstrations on negative numbers > a MACS
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Posted: Dec 17, 2012 1:17 PM
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>Most of the popular modern math textbooks have stopped telling the story. No plot development. No character development. No formal development.

Here's an antidote to what I consider your simple dichotomies:
http://homepages.warwick.ac.uk/staff/David.Tall/pdfs/chapter1_about_this_book.pdf

One not agree with it entirely, but it represents a serious investigation.

Cheers,
Joe N



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