The last 2 sessions were great! Thank you for being so engaged and participative! :)

I am pleased with the different insights and interesting perspectives that you came up with. :)

Here are the statements that all of you came up with:

Mathematics is the study and calculation of numbers to solve problems in our daily life.

-by Enoch, Imanni, Kaelan, Jingyi, Harriz, Jemima.

Mathematics is a subject in which numbers are studied and divided into sub-groups.

-by Aziel, Hao Xian, Jerome, Justin, Genevieve

Mathematics is a way of life where we use it to measure the things we want and to help us make decisions.

-by Cassandra, Godfrey, Iffan, Benjamin, Yi Xian

Mathematics is the study of different topics such as measurements, geometry and numbers for application in daily life.

-by Brendan, Carven, Chang Han, Artem, Issac

__Homework - Follow-up Task__Pls research on other definitions of "Mathematics". Select one or two definitions that you makes most sense to you and add them in as comments. Do not forget to quote the source.

Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space, and change.

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The study of numbers and quantities and their relationships. Mathematics requires an understanding of the logic and rules used to solve numerical problems.

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Mathematics is the study of measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.

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Mathematics is study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.

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An abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure and change and the relationships between these concepts; A person's ability to count, calculate, and use different systems of mathematics at differing levels

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Mathematics is commonly defined as the study of patterns of structure, change, and space; more informally, one might say it is the study of "figures and numbers".

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ReplyDeleteAn abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure and change and the relationships between these concepts; A person's ability to count, calculate, and use different systems of mathematics at differing levels

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Mathematics is a group of related sciences, including algebra, geometry, and calculus, concerned with the study of number, quantity, shape, and space and their interrelationships.

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Mathematics involves more than computation. Mathematics is a study of patterns and relationships; a science and a way of thinking; an art, characterized by order and internal consistency; a language

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Mathematics is the group of sciences (including arithmetic, geometry, algebra, calculus, etc.) dealing with quantities, magnitudes, and forms, and their relationships, attributes, etc., by the use of numbers and symbols.

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Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematicians seek out patterns, formulate new conjectures, and establish truth by rigorous deduction from appropriately chosen axioms and definitions.

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The study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.

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Mathematics is a formal of teaching and learning developed by the Sumerians.

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The study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.It is also the study of quantity, structure, space, and change.

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http://www.thefreedictionary.com/mathematics

Mathematics is the study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.

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Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space, and change.

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ReplyDeleteMathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Mathematics is the study of different topics such as measurements and numbers for application in daily life

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