Using the knowledge framework to explore Mathematics
An effective way to explore the different areas of knowledge is to use what the IB is referring
to as a knowledge framework. This gives you five different consideration points, so you can
think further
Mathematics 3: recent mathematics real life situations
and knowledge questions
The commercial viability of mathematics
AoKs/WoKs: Mathematics, human sciences
KQs: How important is the knowledge given to us by mathematics? Why aren't
mathematicians rewarde
Mathematics 2: thoughts on mathematics
1. Read through the quotes on mathematics on the theoryofknowledge.net website.
2. Pick out 2 or 3 quotes that you think best define the nature and purpose of mathematics.
3. Based on the quotes:
a) Which other AOKs