TITLE

The Red Badge of Courage

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Colin
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2002, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a humorous story of how a mathematics student underwent a quiz for Calculus II. View that the quiz was like a battlefield; Partial derivatives; Harmonic series; Triple integral; Spherical coordinates.
ACCESSION #
7515608

 

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