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ERIC Number: EJ831997
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Conjecturing
Buck, Robert E.
PRIMUS, v16 n2 p97-104 Jun 2006
A one-credit seminar course for junior-senior mathematics majors is described. The topic for the seminar is continued fractions, taught by a modified Moore Method, where the focus is on students creating their own mathematics. The students make conjectures after completing computational problems, then work on refining the needed hypotheses, proving the results, and presenting them to the class.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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