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Mathematics in India, meeting the challenge proceedings of the Conference on Mathematics Education and Research, Bangalore, June 4-15, 1973. by Conference on Mathematics Education and Research Bangalore 1973.

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Published by University Grants Commission, Govt. of India in New Delhi .
Written in English



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  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- India -- Congresses.

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ContributionsIndia. University Grants Commission.
LC ClassificationsQA14.I5 C66 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5176186M
LC Control Number74902224

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