Theoretical perspectives of the process of making conjectures [in Spanish]

Canadas, Maria and Deulofeu, Jordi and Figueiras, Lourdes and Reid, David A. and Yevdokimov, Oleksiy (2008) Theoretical perspectives of the process of making conjectures [in Spanish]. Ensenanza de las Ciencias, 26 (3). pp. 431-444. ISSN 0212-4521


[Summary]: We propose a possible classification of the conjectures that arise in the context of mathematical problem solving, and of the different steps taken in the process. Starting from the results of various previous investigations, we elaborate the beginnings of a theoretical framework that permits an analysis of the conjecturing process in a problem-solving context, and we use it to analyse a particular example. Moreover, we discuss some implications for practical mathematical education.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2009 05:23
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2014 07:33
Uncontrolled Keywords: problem solving; conjectures
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy

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