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Dan Fox
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43 votes

Explaining the order of negative integers

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How important is knowledge of trig identities for use in Calculus

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What can (and should) an educator do about ambiguous terms like "triangle", "square", etc?

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Is Linear Algebra Done Right too much for a beginner?

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Why are the contents of contest maths so different from contents of degree-level maths?

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Should I describe the function $x \mapsto f(x_0) + f'(x_0)(x - x_0)$ as "linear" in a freshman calculus class?

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Why we don't normally teach chord, versine, coversine, haversine, exsecant, excosecant any more?

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Is There Such Thing as Learning Disability in Math?

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Why don't textbooks foreground marginally generalized theorems?

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How should I introduce the Chain Rule

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Teaching asymptotic notations at the beginning of calculus

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Should theorems be proved to students who are not majoring in mathematics?

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Grading a limit problem

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Is there a place to buy physical models to demonstrate the Calculus shell, disk, and washer methods?

9 votes

What is the standard for "simplifying your answer"?

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Symmetry in polar functions - how to explain

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Should we stop differentiating between ln and log?

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Are there any negative consequences in applying operations/functions to a whole equality?

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Is "Annular Ring" redundant?

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Can we save the word "unique"?

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What is an intercept?

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Formats for Calculus instruction at different colleges and universities

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Why teach absolute mean deviation?

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How to teach sketching a parametric curve?

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Notation for change of basis matrix

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What are some nice ways to incorporate Euler's Method or other numerical methods throughout calculus?

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Learn university maths or train for high school competitions: which is better?

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How shall we teach math online?

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How to prepare for lecturing in a non-fluent foreign language?

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Rhombuses, kites etc