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The math myth: and other STEM delusions
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New York : The New Press, 2016.
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239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Andrew Hackers 2012 New York Times op-ed questioning the requirement of advanced mathematics in our schools instantly became one of the papers most widely circulated articles. Why, he wondered, do we inflict a full menu of mathematics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, even calculuson all young Americans, regardless of their interests or aptitudes?

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Andrew Hackers 2012 New York Times op-ed questioning the requirement of advanced mathematics in our schools instantly became one of the papers most widely circulated articles. Why, he wondered, do we inflict a full menu of mathematics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, even calculuson all young Americans, regardless of their interests or aptitudes?
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Hacker, A. (2016). The math myth: and other STEM delusions. New York, The New Press.

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Hacker, Andrew. 2016. The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions. New York, The New Press.

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Hacker, Andrew, The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions. New York, The New Press, 2016.

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Hacker, Andrew. The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions. New York, The New Press, 2016.

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