Mathematical ContentNature of Mathematics and Logical Thinking (CTET PaperII Mathematics): Questions 4  6 of 13
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Question number: 4
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The term, ‘Mathematical tools’ refers to
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Charts based on formulae and concepts, graph papers, dotted sheets, etc. 

b.  All types of materials including language, written symbols and meaningful instructions to establish their purpose 

c.  Calculators, rulers, tape measures, protractors, compass, etc. 

d.  Physical materials like geoboard and 3D models, cubic rods, etc. 

Question number: 5
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Appeared in Year: 2013
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A class VII teacher wants to discuss the following problem in the class:
“A square is divided into four congruent rectangles. The perimeter of each rectangle is 40 units. What is the perimeter of given square? ”
Key Mathematical concepts required to solve this problem is (July)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Formation of algebraic equation to solve the problem 

b.  Area of rectangle, perimeter of square 

c.  Meaning of the terms square, rectangle, congruent, perimeter, etc. 

d.  Area of square and rectangle, perimeter of square and rectangle and definition of square and rectangle 

Question number: 6
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Appeared in Year: 2012
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Relation understanding is preferable over instrumental understanding as it helps the (May)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Child to identify appropriate formula to be used and he can solve the problem easily 

b.  Child to make connections between different mathematical ideas and makes it easy for him to solve the problem 

c.  Child to understand algorithm of the problem and makes it easy for him to solve the problem 

d.  Child to apply mechanically the procedure without going into reason and he can solve the problem easily 
