By Ron Aharoni

This publication is the results of a distinct event: a study mathematician instructing in an straight forward college. It tells a couple of interesting discovery made through the writer — that basic arithmetic has loads of intensity and wonder, and that the key to its instructing is in knowing its deep points.

The first a part of the e-book discusses the character of arithmetic and its good looks. the second one half tells in regards to the instructing rules the writer distilled from his event. The 3rd half is an expedition throughout the mathematics studied in common university, followed through own tales, ancient anecdotes and instructing feedback. The appendix relates the interesting tale of recent day politics of mathematical education.

The publication was once a bestseller in Israel, and has been translated into many languages. the extreme mix of mathematical and didactic insights makes it an important advisor for folks and academics alike.

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