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Topic: Math in the Common Tongue
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Peter Percival

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Registered: 12/8/04
Re: Math in the Common Tongue
Posted: Sep 9, 1999 4:34 PM
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Bill Lauritzen wrote:

> ...
> I personally have had much success so far in the classroom using: around
> (circumference), across (diameter), zoom (similar), long (hypotenuse), by
> (adjacent), far (opposite), 6-nik (hexagon, etc.).


...
Do your pupils or students complain when they discover that they do not
understand the simplest discussions about mathematics because you have failed to
teach them the language that everyone uses? With reference to your subject
line: maths *is* the common tongue but it won't be if you have any success in
perverting it.






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