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Calculators

by Richard Millwood published Jul 15, 2008 02:45 PM, last modified Apr 05, 2011 10:05 PM
Calculators don't normally fit people's ideas of educational computing, but the need to calculate numerical tables for navigation, tides and gunnery was a major driving force for the invention of algorithms and computers, and thus calculators hold a special place in the historical development of computing at its most mathematical and its teaching.
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