TITLE

Study Rates Algebra Texts; Finds 7 Help Students; 5 Others `Inadequate'

PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;05/15/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the findings of a study of algebra textbooks in the United States conducted by Project 2061, a reform initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
ACCESSION #
3139465

 

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