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#1231: Math and language: DeGraff comments. (fwd)
From: Michel DeGraff <degraff@MIT.EDU>
Re Ballard's posting:
> I may have a rather science/techno-centric point of view compared to most
> in this group, but can't we learn mathematics in any language?
Indeed, mathematics can be learnt in ANY language:
The French do it in French.
The Finns do it in Finnish.
The Afrikaners do it in Afrikaans.
The Japanese do it in Japanese.
The Germans do it in German.
Thus, Haitians can also do it in their language, namely Haitian Creole.
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