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Monthly Archives: August 2019
by Ben Blum-Smith The calculus has a very special place in the 20th century’s traditional course of mathematical study. It is a sort of fulcrum: both the summit toward which the whole secondary curriculum strives, and the fundamental prerequisite for … Continue reading
By: Natalie Hobson, Sonoma State University If you give calculus students graphs, they are going to draw tangent lines. As instructors we often encourage students to rely on tangent lines so heavily that discussions about rates of change become lessons … Continue reading