Thinking Mathematically / Edition 3

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201102383
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/28/1982
  • Edition number: 3
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2001

    The Perfect Math Puzzles Book

    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!

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