Explaining the Roles of Definitions in Mathematics I

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Role #1: They facilitate communication. See 21 Feb blog. Study the blog on 21 JUN 18. Verbal communication is a critical component of teaching, learning, and studying mathematics. Communication always involves two parties: the presenter and the receiver. For verbal communication to be effective, it is necessary that the presenter and receiver agree on the

Definitions in Mathematics

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Definitions in mathematics play several roles: They facilitate communication. They provide the foundation for new learning. All new learning requires a foundation of prior knowledge. They are essential to learning mathematics. They are the core element of every simple concept. They promote understanding. They facilitate applications. Before studying my discussion of these six benefits of