## The Development of the Idea of Unified Mathematics in the Secondary School Curriculum, 1890-1930, Volume 2 |

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**attempts**at unification as " at best trival . It is neither new nor fundamental . Everyone knows that mathe- matics is one subject , but for the conventence of study " 100 This we have to consider bits of it one at a time . same critic ...Page 413

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**attempts**have been made to blend all phases of elementary mathematics . The results so far seems to have been confusion . Thus , algebra and elementary geometry can be correlated " or " fused " only in the field of mensuration . soon as ...Page 532

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**attempts**to bring algebra , geometry , and trigonometry together . The results of this**attempt**was a book on the applications of algebra to geometry . Myers was dissatisfied with this also , and worked on a course in unified mathematics ...### Common terms and phrases

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