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Re: [Help-glpk] & google spreadsheet

From: Harley Mackenzie
Subject: Re: [Help-glpk] & google spreadsheet
Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2013 19:25:47 +1100

Very interesting article but you shown that proofs are important in the development of mathematics, but not necessarily in the teaching of mathematics.
On Sat, Mar 16, 2013, at 0:27, Nigel Galloway wrote:
Then they would be mere engineering courses and not math courses. see
Nigel Galloway
On Thu, Mar 14, 2013, at 04:29 PM, Harley Mackenzie wrote:
  2. On that subject - why do maths courses obsessively spend most of the time on the proofs when I would have thought the emphasis on the implications and applications are so much more useful? I am happy to believe that a stated theorem can be proved, but I dont really need to know how.
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