Documentation, Precalculus Mathematics: A Graphing Approach

The advent of the graphing calculator and the personal computer transformed the way many students in the United States learned mathematics. In 1989, the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics, published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, assumed that all students in grades nine through twelve would have access to a graphing calculator. Franklin Demana and Bert K. Waits of The Ohio State University had been interested in the use of graphing calculators in mathematics education since for some years. In 1990, they published this textbook for high school use.
P. A. Kidwell, A. Ackerberg-Hastings, and David L. Roberts, Tools of American Mathematics Teaching, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
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Object Name
date made
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 24.2 cm x 21.1 cm x 3.8 cm; 9 17/32 in x 8 5/16 in x 1 1/2 in
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Reading
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Computers & Business Machines
Handheld Electronic Calculators
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Handheld Electronic Calculators
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Jeanne Shimizu and San Juan High School

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