From Toothpicks to Treetops Quantity and Space in Mathematics by Rita J. Corbett
  

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From Toothpicks to Treetops Quantity and Space in Mathematics by Rita J. Corbett

From Toothpicks to Treetops: Quantity and Space in Mathematics serves the needs of the math whiz and the non-mathematically inclined alike by exploring and applying mathematical constructs to everyday situations. By providing a vantage point from which to discern how students' prior knowledge can be used to help expand their mathematical thinking and increase their ability to communicate, author Rita Corbett outlines four ways students can begin to engage in problem solving: Identification Comparison Combination Separation Each method is used to reveal connections between mathematical thoughts, topics, and applications, and activities at the end of each chapter help students understand the relationship of mathematics to their surroundings.

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Format

Paperback
200 pages

Author

Rita J. Corbett
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Publisher

Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc

Publication date

1st June 2003

ISBN

9781575178585


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