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The Natural Structure Of Algebra And Calculus

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2010 Annual Conference & Exposition


Louisville, Kentucky

Publication Date

June 20, 2010

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June 20, 2010

End Date

June 23, 2010



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Issues and Solutions in Mathematics Education

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15.1246.1 - 15.1246.17



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Andrew Grossfield Vaughn College of Aeronautics

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Throughout his career, Dr. Grossfield combined an interest in engineering design and mathematics. He earned a BSEE at the City College of New York. During the early sixties, he obtained an M.S. degree in mathematics part time while designing circuitry full time in the aerospace/avionics industry. As a Graduate Associate, pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Arizona, he was uniquely positioned as both a calculus teacher and as a student taking courses in applied mathematics. He prepared and attended lectures, concurrently, which developed his acute sensitivity to differences in mathematics, firstly, as viewed by the mathematician, secondly, as needed by the engineer and, lastly, as presented to the student. He is a licensed New York State Professional Engineer and is a member of ASEE, MAA and IEEE. His email address is

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Grossfield, A. (2010, June), The Natural Structure Of Algebra And Calculus Paper presented at 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. 10.18260/1-2--15889

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