Student questions you love to hate

Zerger, Monte J.
September 1994
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall94, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p29
Academic Journal
Relates the author's frustration when students in his mathematics class ask seemingly unrelated questions to the study. Students' unappreciation of the course; Patience and understanding by the instructor.


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