Understanding the Problem-reread the statement of the problem, draw a sketch or diagram, restate the problem in your own words, make a reasonable guess at the solution. Devising a Plan-come up with a plan on how you are going to solve your problem. Carrying Out the Plan-write your thoughts down. Looking back-verify or check your results by referring to the original problem.
Compare and Contrast: compare to find features that remain constant and contrast to find those that are changing. Inductive Reasoning: the process of forming conclusions on the basis of patterns, observations, examples, or experiments. Counterexample: an example that shows a statement to be false.
Number patterns, geometric patterns, word patterns, and letter patterns.
After the first two numbers of this sequence, which are 1 and 1, each successive number can be obtained by adding the two previous numbers.
Each new number is obtained from the previous number in the sequence by adding a selected number throughout.
Each new number is obtained by multiplying the previous number by a selected number.
Called triangular because of the arrangement of dots that is associated with each number.
Introduce variables with geometric shapes. Use a balance scale for introducing equations in the elementary school. Find all the replacements for the variable that make the equation true.
Addition or Subtraction Property of Equality
Multiplication or Division Property of Equality
Addition or Subtraction Property of Inequality
Multiplication or Division Property of Inequality
Sets And Their Elements
Relationships Between Sets
Intersection of Sets
Union of Sets
Complement of a Set
Linear Functions and Slope