1089 and all that: a journey into mathematics

Acheson, David (2018) 1089 and all that: a journey into mathematics. At Right Angles, 7 (3). pp. 106-108.

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Let’s say that you are a high school student, studying primarily the humanities and social sciences. Perhaps, in your middle and high school years, your experience of mathematics was something like that of the brave student Molesworth in a book called Down with Skool (as you can make out, Molesworth can’t spell very well). Molesworth is at this moment approaching his teacher with his opinions about algebra.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Molesworth, Quotes, Kakeya’s problem.
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2018 13:18
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2018 13:18
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1773
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