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Mathematics and Computer Education

1987 Volume 21, Number 1

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Number of articles: 3

  1. How to Illustrate Numerical Accuracy Problems on any Computer

    Stephen D. Simon

    Numerical inaccuracies, which occur in many ordinary computations, can create serious problems and render answers meaningless. Cancellation and accumulation errors are described, and suggestions... More

    pp. 11-15

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  2. Reducing Mathematics Anxiety with Computer Assisted Instruction

    Albert L. Harris & Jacqueline M. Harris

    Student, teacher, and teaching causes of mathematics anxiety are discussed. Computer-assisted instruction can reduce mathematics anxieties due to lack of confidence, negative attitudes, teacher... More

    pp. 16-24

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  3. Computer Graphics Simulation of the Central Limit Theorem

    Florence Gordon

    Sophisticated simulations using computer graphics can lead to students deducing virtually all conditions of the Central Limit Theorem. Eight graphs illustrate the discussion. (MNS) More

    pp. 48-55

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