9. Summary

  1. Robert Laurence Baber

Published Online: 26 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118061770.ch9

The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice

The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice

How to Cite

Baber, R. L. (2011) Summary, in The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118061770.ch9

Author Information

  1. Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470878897

Online ISBN: 9781118061770

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Keywords:

  • mathematical notation, transformations satisfying mathematical rules;
  • word problems as language problems in schools;
  • English and Language of Mathematics complementing each other

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transforming English to Mathematics: A Language—Not a Mathematical—Problem

  • Advantages of the Language of Mathematics for Reasoning and Analyzing

  • Comparison of Key Characteristics of English and the Language of Mathematics

  • Translating from English to the Language of Mathematics: Interpretation

  • Translating from English to the Language of Mathematics: Approach and Strategy