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Topic: [MATHEDU] Calculator (again?)
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Jerry Uhl

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Re: [MATHEDU] Calculator (again?)
Posted: Apr 25, 2000 6:58 PM
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At 11:03 AM -0400 4/25/00, Ralph A. Raimi wrote:
> But back to calclulators and software: Is it really possible
>within reasonable amounts of time to use this technology to help in the
>understanding of parametrizations, in time to get to Stokes and
>divergences? I fear that multidimensional calculus is merely *hard*, or
>at least more complicated than Chapters 11 and 12 of the typical calculus
>books make out, and there is no easy way around it.
>Our VectorCalculus&Mathematica courseware does use Mathematica to help in the
>understanding of parametrizations, in time to get to Stokes and

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