- Failure to see the role of mathematical process
- Math in physics does not just represent a way to justify a result: it shows the structure and relationships of the parts.
- MPEX survey results
- “All I learn from a derivation or proof of a formula is that the formula obtained is valid and that it is OK to use it in problems.”
- 40-50% of UMCP engineering students agree with this statement at the end of their intro physics class.

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