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Overcoming math anxiety by Sheila Tobias

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSheila Tobias.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA11 .T67 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729551M
ISBN 100393064395
LC Control Number78017583

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