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Worldwide standard textbooks vs textbooks from one's home country vs lecture notes by various people - pros and cons
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Math outside of undergraduate studies and proofs
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Is there a measurable learning goal related to understanding proofs of important theorems?
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How can I visualize differential equations and Integration in real life?
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Iconic image to explain the fundamental theorem of calculus?
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Is it advisable to avoid teaching "multiplication as repeated addition"?
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Why do students like proof by contradiction?
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What are some good examples to motivate the implicit function theorem?
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