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Jason Silverman

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Ambiguous definitions in math
Posted: Jan 6, 2003 9:01 PM
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Great work Jeff! Very interesting reading...one of particular interest to
me was that a billion is 10^12 in the british system? Wow, never knew that!

By the way, my calculus teacher and textbook do teach that the endpoints of
a segment should be treated as critical points.

Jason

"Jeff Miller" <jeff560@aol.com> wrote in message
news://uk2i1vcqc0qvisarm96j123bucmgkb1sjf@4ax.com...
> I have just put up a small web page outlining some of the ambiguous
definitions
> in math terms that might be encountered at the high school level, at
>
> http://members.aol.com/jeff570/ambiguities.html
>
> I welcome comments and suggestions.



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