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Why History of Maths?

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From: Justine
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Apr 17, 2000 at 08:04:19
Subject: Why History of Maths?

I am a university student studying Mathematics Teaching. The history of mathematics is becoming more frequently used as a method of teaching math in schools. Why? What is the importance of history and the advantages of teaching in this way?

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