Nature of Mathematics

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Nature of Mathematics
What is mathematics?
Manipulating
Numbers to solve
problems
Other subjects need math
Language, tool for a set of standards
More then a subject, prerequisite
for everything
What’s the point in teaching it?
To gives students problem solving tools
Continue advancement of technology
So people can understand it
To communicate
To function in society, applicable to real
life
Learning to think in a different way
What’s the point learning it?
Important
life skills you need to
know
Continue learning
Leopold
Kronecker once said: "The
natural numbers come from God,
everything else is man's work." Do
you agree with this statement? Why or
why not?
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