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EMAT 3400  Ch. 5-7 of Classroom Discussions Wed. 13:17 1. What is a problem? Problem v. Exercise. Genuine problem doesn’t have  clear-cut formula to follow. deductive reasoning        (p.79) Similar to process of elimination. Basically, a  process of taking a whole bunch of little information and using that info to  reach the big conclusion. Solve and compose multiple answers   talk about how strategies are alike  and different. IMPORTANT: Give strategies names (guess/check, make a  list/chart, draw a picture,…etc.) “What strategy do we use to solve this  problem”   helps students see which problems match each strategy.  2. What is the role of definitions? Aren’t right or wrong…they just  are . Someone  composed definitions and we just follow along. i.e. a trapezoid could be a square  b/c they both have 4 sides, UNLESS, the definition says a trapezoid is 
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course EMAT 3400 taught by Professor Denisespangler during the Fall '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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