Different types of mathematical tasks let us tests the various skills of students. Close ended tasks let us test students basic knowledge of facts and procedures, while open-ended tasks lets us elicit various solutions answers. In the book Mathematical Thinking, Isoda and Katagiri classified mathematical tasks into three types: Type 1: one solution, one answer Type […]

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# Monthly Archives: October 2015

## 4 GeoGebra 5 Updates Teachers Will Love

It’s been a while since I have written about GeoGebra, but I have started updating some of the tutorials to GeoGebra 5. For those who have not explored the Archives, I have written numerous GeoGebra tutorials ranging from basics to advanced. GeoGebra is now version 5.0. New features were added and a lot of improvements had been made. The […]

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## The Basics of Inverse Proportion

In the previous post, we have discussed the basic of direct proportions. Recall that when two quantities and change and if changes n times, then changes n times, then we can say that is directly proportional to . In this post, we are going to learn about inverse proportions. Problem A rectangle has area 24 […]

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