CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperII Mathematics: Questions 433  434 of 441
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Question number: 433
» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
Read the approaches used by the two teachers to teach solving of linear equation, say
Teacher A  Teacher B 
Steps (a) Take 6 on other side (b) Change the sign of 6 and add to 10 (c) Get 2x = 16 (d) Take 2 on the other side and divide (e) Get x = 8  Steps (i) Equation always maintains equality. So same operation with same number can be performed on both sides to maintain equality (ii) Hence 2x – 6 + 6 = 10 + 6 or 2x = 16 (iii) or x = 8 
It can be observed that (Sep)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Teacher A emphasizes on instrumental understanding while teacher B emphasizes on relational understanding 

b.  Teacher A focuses on conceptual knowledge while teacher B focuses on procedural knowledge 

c.  Teacher A and B focus on instrumental understanding 

d.  Teacher A emphasizes on relational understanding while teacher B emphasizes on instrumental understanding 

Question number: 434
» Mathematical Content » Geometry
Question
The area of a trapeziumshaped field is 360 and the length of one of the parallel sides is 15 m and another is 19 m. The distance between the two parallel sides is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  52 m 

b.  42.4 m 

c.  44 m 

d.  41 m 
