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Mathematics miscellany

Mathematics miscellany

a source book for teachers

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Published by BritishBroadcasting Corporation in London .
Written in English


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Statementby members of the School Broadcasting Department, BBC Television.
ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14351700M

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