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Symbols and Meanings in School Mathematics

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Symbols and Meanings in School Mathematics by David Pimm
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Symbols and Meanings in School Mathematics explores the various uses and aspects of symbols in school mathematics and also examines the notion of mathematical meaning. It is concerned with the power of language which enables us to do mathematics, giving us the ability to name and rename, to transform names and to use names and descriptions to conjure, communicate and control our images. It is in the interplay between language, image and object that mathematics is created and can be communicated to others. The book also addresses a set of questions of particular relevance to the last decade of the twentieth century, which arise due to the proliferation of machines offering mathematical functioning.
Release date NZ
April 20th, 1995
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
234
Dimensions
156x234x13
ISBN-13
9780415113854
Product ID
1861149

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