Truth and clarity in arithmetic
Holmes, WN (2003) Truth and clarity in arithmetic. Computer, 36 (2). 108, 106-107. ISSN 0018-9162
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This essay outlines the cultural damage that computing technology has done to everyday arithmetic and its teaching in schools, especially in the design of commodity calculators, and shows how good arithmetic could be easily implemented.
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|Keywords:||arithmetic, calculation, calculators, number representation, arithmetic notation|
|Deposited By:||Mr Neville Holmes|
|Deposited On:||09 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2008 20:03|
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