High School Mathematics Texts, 1955-1968 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 10/13/810
Acquired: 9/63; 7 & 8/74
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
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Description: Printed and duplicated "High School Mathematics," a set of texts for courses in mathematics organized by the University of Illinois Committee on School Mathematics staff in collaboration with high school teachers in 11 units, each unit being provided a student's textbook and a teacher's commentary, the latter prepared on the basis of daily reports by participants in the six-year project in which the plan of organization and instruction was decided; the nine units are "The Arithmetic of the Real Numbers," "Generalizations and Algebraic Manipulation," "Equations and Inequations," "Ordered Pairs and Graphs," "Relations and Functions," "Geometry," "Mathematical Induction," "Sequences," "Elementary Functions: Powers, Exponentials, and Logarithms." File copies of commentaries include correspondence from teachers and students.