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The Nature of Problem Solving in Algebra A Liberal Arts Approach by Karl J. Smith

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Published by Thomson Brooks/Cole .
Written in English


  • Algebra - General,
  • Mathematics

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Number of Pages1
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Open LibraryOL9871972M
ISBN 100534421644
ISBN 109780534421649

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