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Unformatted text preview: f ( x ) = x p 9-x 2 . Problem 5 1 2 . True or false: Mathematics is to the scientist and the engineer a tool, to the professional mathematician a religion, but to the ordi-nary person a stumbling block. [. ..] What we nd difcult about mathematics is the formal, symbolic presentation of the subject by pedagogues with a taste for dogma, sadism and incomprehensible squiggles. (J.E. Gordon in Structures or Why Things Dont Fall Down ) J-RULE: Just answers - yes, 5 - wont get you full marks, but (correctly) justied answers - yes, because. .., (some algebra). .. (sweat sweat) . .. 5 - will. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course ECON 204 taught by Professor Beryl li during the Spring '11 term at University of Victoria.
- Spring '11
- Beryl Li