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Knowing how a mathematical theory developed improves a pupil's understanding of it. This is the conclusion of Dutch researcher Iris van Gulik, who investigated how the history of mathematics can help pupils to learn this subject.
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- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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