Significant changes and trends in the teaching of mathematics throughout the world since 1910.
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Published by Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English


  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching

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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesYearbook -- 4th, Yearbook (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) -- 1929.
ContributionsNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 186 p. :
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL14108735M

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