Mathematics for Teaching Tag: math exercises

Tag: math exercises

Assessing understanding of graphs of functions

Problems about graphs of functions can be grouped into interpretation or construction tasks. The tasks may involve interpreting individual points, an interval, or the entire graph. The same may be said about construction tasks. It may involve point-plotting,  a part of the graph, or constructing the whole graph. Tasks involving constructing graphs are considered more difficult than interpreting…

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Exercises, Problems, and Math Investigations

The quality of mathematics students learn depends on the mathematical tasks or activities we let our students engage in. Mathematical activities/tasks can be categorized into three types: exercises, problem solving, and math investigations. Standard exercises These are activities with clearly defined procedure/strategy and goal. Standard exercises are used for mastery of a newly learned skill…

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