Monthly Archives: November 2012

why are one-to-many function ‘ill-defined’ – by dr. math

As benedict wrote to Dr. Math On 10/02/2012 at 03:34:46 (Eastern Time), >[Question] >May I have on your advice on the reason why one-to-many functions are >classified as not well-defined? >Eg. the (principal) square root function chooses to output the … Continue reading

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theory of the sanguine&melancholic

Basic emotions of the melancholic: -uneasiness vs peace/assurance -love -joy -satisfaction Myriad types of emotions: -emo -excitement, hype, craziness -anger, rage, frustration, stress -fear, despair

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theory vs God

Sometimes, I get confused whose side am I on. Does my identity lies in theory (word of God?) or my identity also lies in God. Reason/wisdom/philosophy is the handmaiden of God? Do you think theories can define me and the … Continue reading

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1st order thinking vs higher order?

There seems to be a vast difference in these 2 papers which was done by the same person. The first paper was done under real school exam condition while the second paper was done at home mocking a 1-hour paper … Continue reading

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Questions and Questioning

The heart of questions or what is ‘questioning’ has the potential to be very philosophical and deep. In education, questioning is known as a technique to get into your students’ mind. Do you notice that a lot of questions are … Continue reading

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benedict’s theory of intuition, diversity, and identity. Supplying good value via education.

Based on Piaget’s theory of constructivism and Vygotsky’s theory of ZPD and scaffolding, this theory tries to define what intuition and identity means, and how diversity permeates from intuition and identity. Firstly, it is intuition that holds/connects prior knowledge together. … Continue reading

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What I sense about mathematical intuition. (feelings for math&numbers)

Sensing logic is essentially (deep) critical thinking involving: 1. Sensing contradictions. or cognitive dissonance. that something cannot be true and false at the same time. 2. Sensing that there is a right path to follow. that there are laws that … Continue reading

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