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Teaching High School Mathematics; First Course; Prelude to Deduction
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Identifier: e_mb_0023
Title: Teaching High School Mathematics; First Course; Prelude to Deduction
Description: Mathematician Max Beberman discusses that idea that if students accept the Communitive Principle for addition, then they must accept the mathematical consequences (instances) of the principle. He then demonstrates that each instance is a consequence, but not every consequence is an instance. When students acquire the concept of instance and consequence, they can begin to distinguish between deduction and experiment. This film is the students’ first experience with formal proofs. Black and white picture with sound. Eastman Kodak edge code reads "square triangle," which correlates to 1965.
City: Champaign
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Date: circa 1965-1966
Creator: University of Illinois Committee on School Mathematics (producer)
Contributor: Beberman, Max (instructor); Anderson, Mark (narrator); National Science Foundation (funding); U.S. Office of Education (funding); Hendrix, Gertrude (content director); Orvedahl, Jesse (asst. content director); Sims, Byrl (film director)
Source: Beberman (Max) Film Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Please contact the Briscoe Center for further information regarding the use of this material.
Box: FILM2/F44
Format: Film negative
Size: 16mm
Duration: 29 minutes, 54 seconds
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