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Three major difficulties in the learning of demonstrative geometry

Rolland R. Smith

Three major difficulties in the learning of demonstrative geometry

by Rolland R. Smith

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Published by George Banta publishing company in [Menasha, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical High School (Springfield, Mass.),
  • Geometry, Plane -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDemonstrative geometry.
    Statementby Rolland R. Smith ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA461 .S66 1940
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p.l., 65 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6404256M
    LC Control Number40014857

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