Why Johnny can't add : the failure of the new math / Morris Kline.


New York : St. Martin's Press, [1973] .

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Subjects Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Mathématiques -- Étude et enseignement -- États-Unis.
Neue Mathematik.
United States.
Description 173 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
©1973
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-173).
Summary A refutation of the new math theory.
Contents A taste of modern mathematics -- The traditional curriculum -- The origins of the modern mathematics movement -- The deductive approach to mathematics -- Rigor -- The language of mathematics -- Mathematics for mathematics' sake -- The new contents of the new mathematics -- The testimony of tests -- The deeper reasons for the new mathematics -- The proper direction for reform.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)600352
(OCoLC)ocm00600352
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WorldCat Identities Kline, Morris, 1908-1992.
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