Pedagogical Issues-Language of Mathematics (CTET Paper-I Math): Questions 9 - 11 of 21

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Question number: 9

» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics

Appeared in Year: 2011

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When faced with word problems, Rajan usually asks ‘‘should I add or subtract? ’’

‘‘Should I multiply or divide? ’’. Such questions suggest- (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Rajan cannot add and multiply

b.

Rajan lacks understanding of number operations

c.

Rajan has problems in comprehending language

d.

Rajan seeks opportunities to disturb the class

Question number: 10

» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics

Appeared in Year: 2011

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When teaching addition of fractions, a teacher came across the following error: 12+13=25

What remedial action can the teacher take in such a situation? – (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Help the child to understand the concept of LCM

b.

No intervention is needed because she will understand as she grows

c.

Help the child to understand the magnitude of each fraction

d.

Ask the child to practise as much as she can

Question number: 11

» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics

Appeared in Year: 2011

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Question

While teaching comparison of fractions in which the numerators are same

e. g. 35 and 37

Rohit’s response was “since the numerators are same and since 7 is larger than 5, therefore 37 is bigger than 35 . ”

This suggests that – (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Rohit has not practised well

b.

Rohit does not understand the magnitude of fractions

c.

Rohit does not know the concept of numerator and denominator

d.

Rohit does not know the concept of equivalent fractions

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