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Common Mistakes in College Mathematics

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Author:Eric Schechter
Description: Pointers for students about mistakes in general mathematics and calculus. Errors include: everything is additive, loss of invisible parentheses, incorrect writing of fractions, derivative of x to the x, unbalanced differentials, and naive answers for indeterminate forms.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Equations, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Infinity, Calculus (Single Variable)
Math Ed Topics: Problem-Solving

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