1 edition of **The Mathematics Experience** found in the catalog.

The Mathematics Experience

- 231 Want to read
- 13 Currently reading

Published
**June 1992**
by Houghton Mifflin School
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Written in English

- Mathematics - General,
- Juvenile Nonfiction,
- Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL10163582M |

ISBN 10 | 0395494109 |

ISBN 10 | 9780395494103 |

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The book consists of somewhat loosely connected chapters, examining the purpose of modern mathematics and the underlying philosophical issues. In my experience most laymen have virtually no conception of what higher math is about--some vague (and incorrect) conception that it must be like their high school algebra classes, only bigger or by: The Mathematical Experience is about mathematics, but takes a much more philosophical tone, exploring the concept of proof and truth, the history of math, and the process The Mathematics Experience book discovery/invention of new ideas and theorems.

I enjoyed it very much. The book takes the form of several essays, averaging a few pages long each.4/5. In this short book, Field shows that he goes far beyond what I did. After having the students work on their own, he initiates discussions around the problems, allowing students to benefit from each other's insights.

He also relates the problems to related areas of mathematics. The book reproduces some of this dialog and I found it quite interesting/5(11). “The Mathematical Experience is a very interesting read – it provides a highly personal tour through aspects of mathematics, its history, its philosophy, and its relationship with the ‘real’ world.

This is the portuguese translation of The Mathematical Experience. An interesting attempt to convey the nature and importance of Mathematics to the lay reader, the text digresses through a variety of 4/5(4).

The Mathematics Experience book of the National Book Award, The Mathematical Experience presented a highly insightful overview of mathematics that effectively conveyed its power and beauty to a large audience of mathematicians and non-mathematicians alike. The study edition of the work followed about a decade later, supplementing the original material of the book with exercises to provide a self-contained.

The Mathematical Experience, Study Edition Philip J. Davis, Ruben Hersh, Elena Anne Marchisotto Birkhäuser, Boston, pages, hardcover In the fifteen years since the first edition of The Mathematical Experience there have been many important efforts to enlarge the public under-standing of and support for contemporary math-ematics.

"This is an unusual book, being more a book about mathematics than a mathematics book. It includes mathematical issues, but also questions from the philosophy of mathematics, the psychology of mathematical discovery, the history of mathematics, and biographies of mathematicians, in short, a book about the mathematical experience broadly /5(21).

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This book describes the design, development, delivery and impact of the mathematics assessment for the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). First, the origins of PISA’s concept of mathematical literacy are discussed, highlighting the underlying themes of mathematics as.

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24 Appendix A—Brief Chronological Table to 26 Appendix B—The Classification of Mathematics and Compared 29 Assignments and Problem Sets 31 2.

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