Praise for the First Edition: "Written to appeal to all mathematics teachers. Teachers who are struggling with introducing these topical ideas will find the book is written in such a way as to facilitate their understanding of the topics. The language is easy to understand and the book is very user friendly. In addition, those teachers who have a sound grasp of these key concepts can find fresh ideas for teaching old concepts presented in a manner that is intellectual in design." -- Journal of School Improvement, Volume 3, Issue 2, Fall 2002 20051116 "A 'must' for any who wish for more proven classroom practices. From geometry to algebra, teachers will find it packed with ideas." -- California Bookwatch, September 2006 20060920 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Herbert A. Hauptman is a world-renowned mathematician who pioneered and developed a mathematical method that has changed the whole field of chemistry. For this work he was recipient of the 1985 Nobel Price in chemistry. With this book Dr. Hauptman brings his highly sophisticated knowledge of mathematics and his many years of exploration in higher mathematics to the advantage of secondary school audience. Alfred S. Posamentier is Professor of Mathematics Education and Dean of the School of Education at the City College of the City University of New York. He has authored and co-authored several resource books in mathematics education for Corwin Press.