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Description:

In this one-hour film mathematician George Polya demonstrates his approach to teaching while leading a college class on the value of guessing in solving mathematical problems. During an investigation involving 3-D geometry, he illustrates several strategies and habits of mind that support developing, supporting, and revising guesses on the way to defensible solutions.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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English

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