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The Evolution of the Real Numbers

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Author:Lawrence Spector
Description: An introduction to real numbers, including such topics as: the ratio of natural numbers; continuous versus discrete; fractions; unit fractions; rational numbers; measurement: geometry and arithmetic; common measure; squares and their sides; incommensurable magnitudes; and irrational numbers. Includes questions for checking understanding--mouse on the answers to reveal them.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Articles
Math Topics: Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Measurement, Rational/Irrational Numbers, Ratio/Proportion

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