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posted on 2008-08-01, 00:00 authored by John Gough
The article highlights various books that integrates mathematics in activities and solving problems. The author stated that the novel "The Dice Man" of Luke Rhinehart describes a person who decides to use rolling a dice to make important decisions. Meanwhile, the "Casino Royale" of Ian Fleming highlights the character as an extremely experienced gambler. On the other hand, the "Lieutenant Hornblower" of C. S. Forester highlights the character who support himself by playing whist.

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Journal

Australian mathematics teacher

Volume

64

Issue

3

Pagination

28 - 29

Publisher

Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.

Location

Kenmore Hills, Qld.

ISSN

0045-0685

eISSN

1839-4779

Language

eng

Notes

Reproduced with the kind permission of the copyright owner.

Publication classification

C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2008, Australian Association of Math Teachers

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