Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom. The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each contains a brief definition, followed by an explanation and discussion, practical examples, and annotated suggestions for further reading.

Modelling Process (Representing)

Modelling process (representing)


Mathematical modelling is the process whereby abstract mathematical symbols are used to represent a problem in the real world and then manipulated to find a mathematical solution, which is then used to determine an appropriate solution to the original problem back in the real world. The process can be ...

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