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Calculus by and for Young People

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This book is a description of how young people, Don and some mathematicians, solved problems which involve infinite series, infinite sequences, functions, graphs, algebra, +, - important mathematical ideas. At the same time they do a lot of arithmetic, and use pineapples, the tower puzzle, with science to math activities, and the use of other hands-on materials.
Paperback, 179 pages
Published March 1st 1989 by Don Cohen the Mathman
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Beth
Nov 30, 2012 Beth rated it liked it
I love the concept of this book. I love the thought of making math, including calculus, accessible. I loved calculus when I took it back in high school. I wish I'd known more about it the previous year when I was struggling through physics.

However, this book could really have benefited from letting an English teacher proofread it. There are sentences that simply don't have all of the necessary parts. Like verbs. Or subjects.

It's a great concept, but it's written half in a rambling diary tone a
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