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Re: if using Mathematica to solve an algebraic problem

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  • Subject: [mg109093] Re: if using Mathematica to solve an algebraic problem
  • From: Richard Fateman <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 23:00:38 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hpml5n$9nu$1@smc.vnet.net> <hppl95$m08$1@smc.vnet.net> <hputs2$lip$1@smc.vnet.net>

what students learn in calculus class vs. what is taught..

See this

http://www.maa.org/columns/launchings/launchings_04_07.html

which suggests that many students who take calculus in high school
not only do not get college credit for it, but the placement
exam puts them into a pre-calculus college class.


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