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A formula for changing math education: Arthur Benjamin on TED.com

Someone always asks the math teacher, “Am I going to use calculus in real life?” And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age. (Recorded at TED@PalmSprings 2009, February 2009 in Palm Springs, California. Duration: 2:59)

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* Don’t miss this short comment by Arthur Benjamin, given just after his talk on math and education at TED@PalmSprings.

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