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ConundrumConversation - MATH 191, Sections 1 and 3 Calculus...

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Unformatted text preview: MATH 191, Sections 1 and 3 Calculus I Fall 2007 Name: . Partner: . Conundrum Conversation In class on Wednesday I asked each of you to name two topics from among those we’ve talked about in class so far this semester. I first asked you to name a topic you feel you understand quite well, and then I asked you to provide a topic you felt a bit “iffy” on. This exercise concerns this latter, “iffy,” topic. “Why the long face?” you ask your partner after class one day. “I don’t feel like I totally understand it,” is the response. “What don’t you understand?” you ask, hoping to be helpful. “Oh, it’s these danged . We’ve covered this stuff in class, but I just don’t think I grasp it as well as I’d like to yet.” “Me too!” you exclaim, relieved. A kindred spirit! “I thought I was the only one.” “No, man. Normally I’m an ace at math, but this one thing’s totally killing my buzz.” “Tell you what,” you say, “Why don’t we do lunch and/or breakfast and talk it over? Maybe we can“Tell you what,” you say, “Why don’t we do lunch and/or breakfast and talk it over?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MATH 191 taught by Professor Bahls during the Fall '07 term at UNC Asheville.

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