Discussion:  Traffic Jam Applet tool 
Topic:  Teaching the Concept of Functions 
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Subject:  RE: Teaching the Concept of Functions 
Author:  lanius 
Date:  Sep 24 2004 
Then the students
> begin to see the slickness of the idea of functions. They even begin
> to make jokes with it. "My anger is a function of the number of
> jelly beans that my brother took from my lunch ..."
Now this is a great idea to go with. The degree to which I retaliate is a
function of my anger. So now we have a composite function.
 
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