Thinking Mathematically / Edition 3

Thinking Mathematically / Edition 3

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by J. Mason, L. Burton, K. Stacey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201102382

ISBN-13: 9780201102383

Pub. Date: 01/28/1982

Publisher: Pearson

Thinking Mathematically unfolds the processes which lie at the heart of mathematics. It demonstrates how to encourage, develop, and foster the processes which seem to come naturally to mathematicians. In this way, a deep seated awareness of the nature of mathematical thinking can grow. The book is increasingly used to provide students at a tertiary level with some

Overview

Thinking Mathematically unfolds the processes which lie at the heart of mathematics. It demonstrates how to encourage, develop, and foster the processes which seem to come naturally to mathematicians. In this way, a deep seated awareness of the nature of mathematical thinking can grow. The book is increasingly used to provide students at a tertiary level with some experience of mathematical thinking processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201102383
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Everyone can Start.
  3. Phases of Work.
  4. Responses to Being Stuck.
  5. ATTACK: Conjecturing.
  6. ATTACK: Justifying and Convincing.
  7. Still STUCK?
  8. Developing an Internal Monitor.
  9. On Becoming Your Own Questioner.
  10. Developing Mathematical Thinking.
  11. Something to Think About.
  12. Bibliography.

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Thinking Mathematically 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Thinking Mathematically is a book that has no answers...there is no way to look at the answers. It teaches how to solve problems, how to apply this to life, and change the problem into a learning experience. It is packed with many puzzles and variations - enjoy!