Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 4 - Number Representation and Calculation - 4.4 Looking Back at Early Numeration Systems - Exercise Set 4.4 - Page 243: 84


Details of the report to be given to students on the topic –Animals and Number Sense.

Work Step by Step

With the evolution of Humanity Need for more or less came into existence which led to the evolution of counting. The tribe needed to count a number of sheep (for example) for which they started using tally marks. This is one example which relates animals and Number Sense. Many others Exist, to find out more about the relationship between animals and numbers. Students are supposed to prepare a Report using following references, a. Wiki on Tribal counting. b. Wiki on Number evolution c. Wiki on Tally marks d. Wiki on Numerals and their evolution etc. Prepare this report in groups of two persons and go through the encyclopedia and various books about the developments in numeration systems on how various symbols evolves in Numerals and how animals are related to them. Report can be prepared by taking help of various sources like Books, Encyclopedia, internet etc.
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