Metamathematics of Elementary Mathematics

Borovik, Alexandre (2008) Metamathematics of Elementary Mathematics. In: PhiMSAMP3: Philosophy of Mathematics. Sociological Aspects and Mathematical Practice, 16-18 May 2008, Viena, Austrtia. (Submitted)

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Why is mathematics so difficult? My talk will be devoted to hidden structures and concepts of elementary mathematics which frequently remain unnoticed but seriously influence students' perception of mathematics.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: arithmetic, metamathematics, primary school, structure
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 00 General
MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 97 Mathematics education
Depositing User: Prof Alexandre Borovik
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 14:12

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