Mathematics begins (1967) is a revised and enhanced version of the Circle series ‘Beginnings' produced by the Nuffield Mathematics Project. As with the earlier guide it is concerned with students in their first few years at school and how their experiences of life gradually extend their mathematical thinking.
As this guide contains a considerable amount of background information for the teacher, especially some of the basic ideas at the beginning of mathematics itself, it was hoped that teachers of older students would also read it.
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