This is the summary of a presentation given at the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
What mathematical skills and concepts will people need to survive and thrive in the information age? This presentation will show dramatic examples of powerful mathematical ideas which are crucial for citizens to make sense of their everyday world. Surprising statistical paradoxes, interesting graphing calculator explorations and some implications of Godel, mathematical chaos and game theory will be explored.
Speaker: Brendan G.A. Kelly (University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario)
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