Re: performance

From: William Benzon (
Date: Thu 22 May 2003 - 17:51:36 GMT

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    on 5/22/03 1:10 PM, at wrote:


    > And what happens when a roomful of people are given a sheet of paper
    > with mathematics problems on them and the instructions to calculate
    > them mentally and write their answers down on the bottoms of their
    > pages? Nothing is passing between them, but they can, if they are
    > skilled in the type of mathematics needed to solve the problems, do so
    > INTERNALLY, and write the answer externally, without scribbling down
    > the internal steps needed to arrive at it. But, subsequently, they could
    > describe these steps to each other, if this was requested.

    And . . . .?

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