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Re: Mathematica as a New Approach to Teaching Maths

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  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2012 04:17:20 -0400 (EDT)
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On 8/2/12 4:49 AM, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
>
> ...V. I. Arnold was an enthusiast of teaching Abel's theorem (on the
> impossibility of solving polynomial equations of degree 5 and higher) to
> high-school children and he produced a complete proof that starts from
> nothing and includes everything that needs to be known
>
> http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2009/Apr/msg00639.html

The paperback edition of Arnold's book sells for about US $140, and a 
scanned-pages e-book version for about $120. Yikes!

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