Inside Your Calculator: From Simple Programs to Significant Insights
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Written by an expert in mathematical education, this well-organized book reflects the author's forty-plus years of teaching and writing experience.
This book constitutes a complete and multi-faceted exercise in critical thinking.
The author focuses on explanations that are based on only high school basic algebra and geometry (both of which are reviewed in context) in an effort to appeal to a broad range of readers who are attracted to mathematics and its ideas.
Well-conceived, illuminating, and entertaining diagrams and other figures are found throughout the book.
Teachers, at both the high school and college level, will especially enjoy this book since it provides insight to answer student questions such as "Why is this important?"
The history of mathematics is discussed when appropriate and provides a foundation for further learning.