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Unformatted text preview: f ( x ) = x p 9x 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 ordinary 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 ) JRULE: 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
 Macroeconomics

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