Wednesday, January 27, 2016

TOK 1: Day 54 - Is Math For Real?

Let's begin with a quiz.  Circle all answers that you believe are true.  Be prepared to discuss.

As we discuss your answers to the quiz, consider these questions as well:

  • Is Mathematics discovered or invented?
  • Is Mathematics a tool or a body of knowledge?
  • Need Mathematics map onto our experienced reality? How should we proceed when the conclusions of mathematical thinking seem at odds with our experiences?
  • What is math good for?

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