# Theoretical perspectives of the process of making conjectures [in Spanish]

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*Ensenanza de las Ciencias.*26 (3), pp. 431-444.

Article Title | Theoretical perspectives of the process of making conjectures [in Spanish] |
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Article Category | Article |

Authors | Canadas, Maria (Author), Deulofeu, Jordi (Author), Figueiras, Lourdes (Author), Reid, David A. (Author) and Yevdokimov, Oleksiy (Author) |

Journal Title | Ensenanza de las Ciencias |

Journal Citation | 26 (3), pp. 431-444 |

Number of Pages | 14 |

Year | 2008 |

Place of Publication | Spain |

Web Address (URL) | http://ensciencias.uab.es |

Abstract | [Summary]: We propose a possible classification of the conjectures that arise in the context of mathematical problem solving, and of the different steps taken in the process. Starting from the results of various previous investigations, we elaborate the beginnings of a theoretical framework that permits an analysis of the conjecturing process in a problem-solving context, and we use it to analyse a particular example. Moreover, we discuss some implications for practical mathematical education. |

Keywords | problem solving; conjectures |

ANZSRC Field of Research 2020 | 390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy |

Public Notes | Files associated with this item cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions. |

Byline Affiliations | University of Zaragoza, Spain |

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain | |

Acadia University, Canada | |

Department of Mathematics and Computing |

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/9z065/theoretical-perspectives-of-the-process-of-making-conjectures-in-spanish

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