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|Statement||Nathaniel Dean, editor.|
|Series||DIMACS series in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science,, v. 34|
|Contributions||Dean, Nathaniel, 1956-, NSF Science and Technology Center in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science., Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (2nd : 1996 : Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theroretical Computer Science)|
|LC Classifications||QA1 .A213 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 205 p. :|
|Number of Pages||205|
|LC Control Number||97021748|
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African Americans in Mathematics () and African Americans in Mathematics II () are two books that contain mathematics research articles, graduate student tutorials, history articles, and sociological articles are connected with the Conferences for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (see CAARMS).
There are reviews of these books here (AAM1) and here. African Mathematics: History, Textbook and Study Guide aims to meet several objectives. Firstly, the book gives a historical overview of Africa and its contribution to Mathematics. Secondly, the book provides the teacher and the learner with study materials that can be used in the classroom.3/5(7).
This volume is the second published by the AMS (see DIMACS series, volume 34) presenting expository and research papers by distinguished African American mathematicians.
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No matter how mathematics achievement and persistence are measured, African Americans seem to lag behind their peers. This state of affairs is typically explained in terms of student ability, family background, differential treatment by teachers, and biased curricula.
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