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The teaching and learning of algorithms in school mathematics

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Published by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Reston, VA .
Written in English


  • Algorithms -- Study and teaching.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementLorna J. Morrow, 1998 yearbook editor, Margaret J. Kenney, general yearbook editor.
SeriesYearbook / National Council of Teachers of Mathematics ;, 1998, Yearbook (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) ;, 1998.
ContributionsMorrow, Lorna J., Kenney, Margaret J.
LC ClassificationsQA1 .N3 1998, QA9.58 .N3 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL344174M
ISBN 100873534409
LC Control Number98003128

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