Problem Solving Classroom

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Proving Outside the Box

Proving Outside the Box

Expand Your Definition I invite you to expand your definition of proofs and bring less formal but equally important thinking into the mix. I know that for some of you this statement is sacrilege. I don’t mean for it to be. I understand the importance of—and even appreciate the beauty of—a well constructed, lock tight proof as much as the next math teacher. It’s just that we lose opportunities t...