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Number Sense

V. Class 5

A. Enjoyment/beauty of Numbers, Countable, Uncountable, Large, and Small Numbers

Participants should choose investigations that involve:

- Exploring mathematical oddities
- Determining one-to-one correspondences between sets and countable/uncountable infinite sets
- Representing large and small numbers using scientific notation
- Using visual models to represent large and small numbers and their occurrences in the world
- Estimating answers before applying algorithms and assessing the reasonableness of those answers
Participants explore some of the following Investigations:

- Enjoyment/beauty of numbers

- Countable and uncountable

- Large and small numbers

- Estimation
B. Participants add write-ups to their online portfolios

Additional Resources for Week5

Dictionary Entries related to order relationships, roots, and induction.

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