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Published by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Reston, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geometry.,
  • Carpentry -- Mathematics.,
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204).

Statementby Wendy Lesley Millroy.
SeriesJournal for research in mathematics education., no. 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA464 .M49 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1558523M
ISBN 100873533410
LC Control Number91039453

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