Using Computers in Mathematical Problem Solving

These two publications from the the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester focus on how the use of a microcomputer can be used to allow students to get worthwhile mathematical experiences by using a few words from the computers' programming language.

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Computer Activities in Mathematics to Encourage Learning Strategies

Published by the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, this booklet describes ideas that have been used with students aged 9-11 , although there are indications that older students would benefit from them too. In the first part of the booklet much use is made of procedures that students can use in...

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1980 - 1989

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Computer Help in Mathematical Problem Solving

This booklet, from the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, explores how the microcomputer can be a valuable tool when engaged in investigating a situation that leads to such laborious arithmetic that the 'sums' spoil the activity, especially in the organisation of data and the start of a search for...

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1980 - 1989

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Learning Mathematics with Microcomputers

This report was written post Cockcroft and at a time when a number of organisations were producing computer programs and packages for use in the mathematics classroom. The report is split into a number of sections.

As a teaching aid gives detail of the variety of...

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1980 - 1989

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