ERIC Number: EJ307459
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Mathematical Proof--A Teachable Skill?
MacDonald, Theodore H.
Australian Mathematics Teacher, v40 n2 p2-3 Jul 1984
The author's conclusions about teaching proof are presented. Four types of mathematical proof are described and an approach to begin to teach direct proof in Year Eight is presented, with the idea of implication in logic gradually inculcated through the use of sentences. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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