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Productive mathematical discussions lead to students who can think, reason and engage effectively in quantitative problem solving, characteristics which are much needed but may not routinely emerge from our classrooms. So just how can teachers create such discussions?

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A Maths Odyssey

Tracing a Line from Euclid to the Computer

A MATHS ODYSSEY
Matthew Connell, Helen Whitty

This fascinating publication is a picture book about the sometimes perplexing mathematical odyssey from straight lines to hyperbolic space, from Euclid's axioms to Boolean algebra. Celebrating the struggles and successes of the mathematicians who contributed, the journey eventually led to the language behind the modern computer. Enjoy the bold illustrations, simple text and subtle page marker designs while inspiring your students with the value and beauty of mathematics. It includes 10 challenge problems with solutions available. 

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ISBN-13: 978-1-86317-131-1
Year Levels: 7 - 10
Publisher: Powerhouse Publishing
Page Count: 48
Cover type: Soft cover
Publication date: 2010
Product number: PHM001
Keywords: Measurement and geometry, Classroom material

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