4 edition of **History in the mathematics classroom** found in the catalog.

History in the mathematics classroom

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Published
**1990** by The Mathematical Association in Leicester, England .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History.,
- Mathematics -- Study and teaching.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Edited by John Fauvel. |

Series | IREM papers -- v. 1. |

Contributions | Fauvel, John. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 2 v.: |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15167312M |

ISBN 10 | 0906588022 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 23535322 |

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