Functions, Probability, and Statistics

Functions, Probability, and Statistics

by Gary T. Nelson, Sharon Emerson-Stonnell, Sharon Emerson-stonnell
     
 
Activity-based laboratories using developmentally appropriate maniupulatives.

This text is specifically designed for pre-service elementary mathematics teachers. The topics and laboratories reflect best practice and the NCTM Standards. Each section begins with a hands-on laboratory activity, using manipulatives when appropriate. Exercises include traditional items,

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Activity-based laboratories using developmentally appropriate maniupulatives.

This text is specifically designed for pre-service elementary mathematics teachers. The topics and laboratories reflect best practice and the NCTM Standards. Each section begins with a hands-on laboratory activity, using manipulatives when appropriate. Exercises include traditional items, as well as problem solving and manipulataive-based problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598005844
Publisher:
Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Functions 3

Function 4

Lines 16

Polynomials 30

Patterns and Sequences 42

Chapter 2: Equations 54

Linear Equations 55

Factoring 66

Quadratic Equations 74

Systems of Equations 81

Chapter 3: Probability 88

Simple Probability 89

Complex Probability 99

Pascal's Triangle 112

Permutations and Combinations 119

Expected Value, Game Theory, and Complements 127

Simulations 135

Chapter 4: Statistics 139

Drawing and Interpreting Discrete Data Graphs 140

Drawing and Interpreting Continuous Data Graphs 150

Central Tendency 161

Dispersion 169

Normal Distribution 174

Answers to odd exercises 181

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