# Pedagogical Issues-Language of Mathematics (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) Paper-II Mathematics): Questions 12 - 12 of 12

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## Question number: 12

» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics

Appeared in Year: 2014

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### 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)

### Choices

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

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