2 edition of Fallacies in mathematics found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 50 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
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In general, such a fallacy is easy to expose by drawing a precise picture of the situation, in which some relative positions will be different from those in the provided diagram. In this series we look at some of the common mistakes we make and how to avoid them when thinking about.
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It deserves a place on the bookshelf of every teacher of mathematics at sixth form or equivalent levels, and will prove a useful addition to the mathematics section of the school or college library.
'The general theory is that a wrong idea may often be exposed more convincingly by following it to its absurd conclusion than by merely announcing the error and starting again.