This book takes a theoretical perspective on the study of school algebra, in which both semiotics and history occur. The Methodological design allows for the interpretation of specific phenomena and the inclusion of evidence not addressed in more general treatments. The book gives priority to qmeaning in useq over qformal meaningq. These approaches and others of similar nature lead to a focus on competence rather than a useras activity with mathematical language.... whereas in the Islamic East there is an Arabic translation of the 9th century; see Sesiano, 1982, and Rashed, 1984). ... The book includes a critical edition in Latin of the complete De Numeris Datis, together with an English translation of the entire ... Unlike the abbacus books, employed as elementary algebra texts in secondary education for use in commercial life, De ... confronting the ambitious student with the proof and solution of non-standard problems by the method of analysis.
|Author||:||Filloy Yagüe Eugenio, Teresa Rojano, Luis Puig|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-12|