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|Genre/Form:||Orlando (Fla., 1991)
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
In Eves' circles.
[Washington, DC] : Mathematical Association of America, c1994
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joby Milo Anthony; Howard Whitley Eves; Mathematical Association of America.
|Notes:||Papers presented at the Conference on Geometry, Mathematics History, and Pedagogy held May 9-11, 1991 to commemorate the 80th birthday of Howard Eves.|
|Description:||xxvii, 209 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Geometry: an innate part of mathematics / Bruce Meserve --
Connecting geometry and number theory / Peter Hilton and Jean Pedersen --
The meanings of mathematical proof: on relations between history and mathematical education / Evelyne Barbin --
Some mathematical applications from the history of cryptology for the mathematics classroom / Helen Skala --
Reflections of a problems editor / Clayton Dodge --
Mathematical creativity in problem solving and problem proposing II / Murray Klamkin --
Bi-centric quadrilaterals and the pedal n-gon / Gordon Bennett --
The fundamental group as a beautiful functor / Peter Hilton --
Calendars, pacemakers, and quasicrystals / Marjorie Senechal --
Two families of cubics associated with a triangle / Peter Yff --
Symmetry through the ages: highlights from the history of regular polyhedra / Benno Artmann G.A. Miller: mathematician, historian of mathematics, and mathematics educator extraordinaire / Richard Davitt --
The history of the mathematical representation of electromagnetic theory / Domina Spencer and Uma Shama --
From Howard Eves to 'Africa counts' to multicultural mathematics education / Claudia Zaslavsky --
An alternative to the conventional wisdom of a term paper in history of mathematics survey courses / Joe Albree --
DERIVEing a new approach to calculus / Steven Amgott and Jane Friedman --
Alternatives to the lecture in teaching / William Bonnice --
Calculus in context: integrating calculus concepts and finite mathematics in a first college course / Stephen Turner.
|Series Title:||MAA notes, no. 34.|
|Responsibility:||Joby Milo Anthony, editor.|