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Problem-solving in mathematics: a semiotic perspective for educators and teachers 1 edition

Problem-solving in mathematics
Marcel Danesi

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Problem-solving in mathematics
a semiotic perspective for educators and teachers
Marcel Danesi.

Published 2008 by Peter Lang Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Problem-solving
Defining a mathematical problem
Semiotics and mathematics
Semiotics and problem-solving
Teaching numbers as signs
Math competence
Problems in arithmetic
Defining an arithmetical problem
Teaching the basic operations
Teaching fractions and decimals
Teaching other operations
Arithmetical competence
Problems in algebra
Defining an algebraic problem
Teaching the algebraic operations
Teaching equations
Algebraic competence
Using historical anecdotes
Story problems
Defining a story problem
A thematic typology
Inter-code translation
Conceptual metaphor theory
Pedagogical questions
Geometric and other problems
Geometry problems
Coordinate geometry problems
Problems in combinatorics
Problems in probability
Heuristic problem-solving
Semiotic pedagogy
Representing structure
The interconnectedness principle
Logical strategies
Set theory
Overview and reflections.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Critic of institutions -- v. 16

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
510
Library of Congress
QA63 .D36 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL20988847M
ISBN 13
9780820452401
LC Control Number
2008023832
Library Thing
7774015
Goodreads
7183120

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