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|Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny|
|An exploration of a detail found at the beginning of Kurt Godel's biography by John Dawson, how repetition and practice constitute an integral and necessary part of the learning process; that, by implication, one first conceives an idea, then proves it - if at all possible; and that it's okay to be mistaken. Are there repetitive activities that go beyond ("mindless" would be the usual adjective) memorization? Repetition is a lifeline of computational mathematics. Iterative processes serve as one example...|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Number Sense/About Numbers|
|Math Ed Topics:||Pedagogical Research|
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