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This resource describes the slide rule as an analog computer, and uses the slide rule to demonstrate the concept of isomorphism, which is one of the most pervasive and important concepts in mathematics. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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  • Mathematics > General

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  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Isomorphism,Associative property,NSDL,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Analog computer,Logarithmic function,Mathematics:Number and operations,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123512338T,Earth Science,Geoscience,Commutative

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English

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