Navigating Through Discrete Mathematics in Grades 6-12

Navigating Through Discrete Mathematics in Grades 6-12

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This book offers ways of presenting and developing three topics emphasized in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics: counting, vertex-edge graphs, and iterative and recursive processes. The authors explain essential vocabulary, concepts, and methods. Developmentally-appropriate activities involve students in such tasks as counting combinations, finding paths, and making schedules. These hands-on investigations demonstrate the potential of discrete mathematics to engage students who have not found mathematics rewarding in the past. The supplemental CD-ROM features interactive electronic activities, master copies of activity pages for students, and additional readings for teachers. -- Publisher.In grades 3-5, they should have had more experience with Venn diagrams. Before ... The Venn diagram in figure 1 .9 represents two sets, A and B, contained within a universal set, U, and each region, (i)-(iv), can be described in words and anbsp;...

Title:Navigating Through Discrete Mathematics in Grades 6-12
Author:Eric W. Hart
Publisher:National Council of Teachers of - 2008-01


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