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teaching of calculus in schools a report prepared for the Mathematical Association. by Mathematical Association.

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


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Prepared by a sub-committee and adopted by the Teaching Committee on 23rd April, 1949.

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Paginationiv, 76 p. diagrs.
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL15488277M

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