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Reasonable Basic Algebra (RBA)

Reasonable Basic Algebra (RBA)

* An introduction that appeals to the reader's reason rather than to her/his ability to memorize. * A complete tool for teaching "developmental" students twice a week for 15 weeks. * A way for adults to learn some mathematics—more or less in the same spirit as mathematicians do. * A text, with a story-line, written to be read … and reread. * A presentation that pays pedantic attention to the linguistic difficulties the reader is likely to have in mathematics. * A political act to "enable people to get on better terms with reason—to learn to live with the truth." [Colin McGinn] * An anti "Show a Template Example, Drill and Test" manifesto. * An open source package written in LaTeX with lots of vector graphics. * A standalone version of part of From Arithmetic to Differential Calculus. (In... Show More


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