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Mathematics: Citations & Help

Mathematical Communication

The Mathematical Association of American (MAA) provides information about communicating as mathematicians on its Mathematical Communication site developed by the MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library (MathDL)--originally at MIT--to assist instructors and students.  Find helpful guides about general principles of mathematical communication, including types of proofs and proof writing strategies, precision and rigor, focusing and structuring longer communication, using visuals, examples of good math presentations, and the characteristics of effective student talks and papers.

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