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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Description: About the book Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, written by Mary Everest Boole (1832-1916) and published in 1909. "Boole's gentle, conversational introduction to algebra is meant for children. It also serves as a window on math education--as it was perceived in some circles about a century ago."

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Books
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Logic/Foundations

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