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2008.36: Metamathematics of Elementary Mathematics

2008.36: Alexandre Borovik (2008) Metamathematics of Elementary Mathematics. In: PhiMSAMP3: Philosophy of Mathematics. Sociological Aspects and Mathematical Practice, 16-18 May 2008, Viena, Austrtia.

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Why is mathematics so difficult? My talk will be devoted to hidden structures and concepts of elementary mathematics which frequently remain unnoticed but seriously influence students' perception of mathematics.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:arithmetic, metamathematics, primary school, structure
Subjects:MSC 2000 > 00 General
MSC 2000 > 97 Mathematics education
MIMS number:2008.36
Deposited By:Prof Alexandre Borovik
Deposited On:29 March 2008

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