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From: jlc@atux01.UUCP (J. Collymore)
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Subject: Math & Learning Programming: Cognitive Aspects
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Date: Mon, 19-Jan-87 08:29:06 EST
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I am posting this query for a friend of mine who does not have access to the
net. Any of you who can provide help, please send e-mail to me and I will
have it forwarded. Thank you.
Jim Collymore
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In computer science, mathematical expressions are used to describe
events or objects. One of the difficulties that novice programmers may
have in learning programming logic is that they do not understand that
mathematical expressions model real situations or, if they do understand
that then they don't understand how to go about setting up such an
expression correctly for their application.
I'm wondering if anyone out there in CRTville has references to how
people come to understand these relationships between mathematical
expressions and reality.
Thanks.
Jonthan Levine