Exploring How Meanings are Made in Mathematics Unpacking Nominal Groups

Exploring How Meanings are Made in Mathematics Unpacking Nominal Groups

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Exploring How Meanings Exploring How Meanings are Made in Mathematics are Made in Mathematics Minnie Loh Minnie Loh Maryknoll Convent School Maryknoll Convent School Topic: Introduction to Probability [Form 3] Topic: Introduction to Probability [Form 3]
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3 Elements of Mathematical Language 3 Elements of Mathematical Language John Polias (2007) stated that teachers can make meaning in Mathematics through three elements. They are (1) Linguistic (2) Visual (3) Symbolic
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(1) Linguistic The linguistic includes the language of the mathematical text and the language used by teachers and students in dealing with mathematical knowledge. (2) Visual Visual representation includes diagrams, graphs and pictures. They are used to make meaning in Mathematics. (3) Symbolic Makes mathematical meaning through symbols and the arrangement of those symbols.
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Topic (field): Topic (field): F.3 Mathematics – Introduction to Probability F.3 Mathematics – Introduction to Probability Main objectives of the unit of work: (i) Explore the meaning of probability (ii) Calculate the theoretical probability by listing the sample space and counting (iii) Investigate geometric probability (iv) Compare experimental and theoretical probability (v) Find the expected number of occurrences of an event (vi) Find the expected value of an event
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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Exploring How Meanings are Made in Mathematics Unpacking Nominal Groups

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