Re: if using Mathematica to solve an algebraic problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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.