Exploring complex cosines using a computer algebra system
Hirst, Keith (1997) Exploring complex cosines using a computer algebra system. International Journal of Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education, 4, (4), 329-337.
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This paper reports on a student assignment, based around DERIVE, which facilitates an exploration of some properties of trigonometric functions of a complex variable at a stage well before their formal introduction. The interaction between the students' mathematical analysis and their observations of the DERIVE output is discussed.
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Mathematics > Pure Mathematics
|Date Deposited:||22 Dec 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 13:49|
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