Research Based Mathematics Problem Solving and Proving skills Competences

  • Kassahun Tesfaye Agizew
  • Solomon Shiferaw Hurisa
Keywords: The three Cognitive domains, mathematics problem solving procedures, individual’s responsibility.

Abstract

Research findings indicate that addressing problem solving and proving activities each day in the class would affect the thinking and reasoning skills of the students. We discovered that the students became more adept at mathematics problem solving and proving mathematical statements as they practiced various types of mathematical problems and mathematical statements. We also discovered that students worked more diligently on problems of interest to them. Also, some problems are better solved individually, and some are more geared as a group activity. We also proved that they develop the expected skills competences as they practices solving various mathematics problems and proving various mathematical statements.

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Published
2018-12-13
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