learning goal: to infer the characters’ ideas of what it means to do math well

(15-20′) with partner, list some of the play’s answers, implicit or explicit, to the question, “What does it mean to think like a mathematician?”

following these examples, cite the page from which you derive your response:

work hard (8)  “don’t be lazy”

make discoveries (8)

be precise (83)  “all I can see are  the compromises, the approximations . . . ”

(20-25′) start film, Proof

 

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