Educational Studies in Mathematics

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 213–238 | Cite as

Terence Tao

  • M. A. (Ken) Clements


The article is a biographical account of Terence Tao's mathematical development. Born in 1975 he has exhibited a formidable mathematical precociousness which the author describes in some detail. The paper also presents the social and family context surrounding this precociousness and discusses the educational implications of this data.


Family Context Mathematical Development Educational Implication Biographical Account 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. (Ken) Clements
    • 1
  1. 1.New DelhiIndia

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