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633- Mathematicians at Work: Explorations in Problem Solving

Saturday, April 16, 2011: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
120 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Mary Pat Sjostrom

Many students equate excellence in math with speed in problem solving and are unaware that mathematicians may spend years on a single problem. Learn about a project that encourages students to investigate a single problem at length and to communicate mathematical thinking. Receive detailed directions and sources of problems.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
Grade Band Audience: Higher Education, 6 to 8

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