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# Concepts of Modern Mathematics

Some years ago, "new math" took the country's classrooms by storm. Based on the abstract, general style of mathematical exposition favored by research mathematicians, its goal was to teach students not just to manipulate numbers and formulas, but to grasp the underlying mathematical concepts. The result, at least at first, was a great deal of confusion among teachers, stud...more

Paperback, 352 pages

Published
February 1st 1995
by Dover Publications
(first published 1975)

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This book does a good job of demonstrating the fundamental notions that underly all branches of math. I would recommend...more

-Ian Stewart, Appendix

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Ian Stewart is an Emeritus Professor and Digital Media Fellow in the Mathematics Department at Warwick University, with special responsibility for public awareness of mathematics and science. He is best known for his popular science writing on mathematical themes.

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