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Lockhart's 'Mathematician's Lament' outlined how we introduce mathematics to students in the wrong way. This book explains how mathematics should be done. With plain English and pictures, he makes complex ideas about shape and motion intuitive and graspable, and offers a solution to mathematic more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 136 x 208 x 32mm | 459.99g
  • The Belknap Press
  • Cambridge, Mass., United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations (black and white)
  • 0674284380
  • 9780674284388
  • 75,705

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There are many books available these days on what mathematicians do, and this is one of the best...Lockhart's approach is fresh and effective.--C. A. Gorini"Choice" (02/01/2013)show more

About Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart is a Mathematics teacher at St. Ann's School, Brooklyn, more

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