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"Is memorization a good strategy for learning mathematics?"

I just read an interesting article from the OECD web page. The article is analyzing research data from PISA tests and finds a really...

Math Puzzle 5.

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After the second term, I thought it cannot be better. I have to admit, I was pessimistic. My student showed me It can ! Thank you for...

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