Mathematics: Philosophy

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According to NEP 1986, the following are basic tenets of mathematics teaching at school level.

  1. The teaching and learning of Mathematics should enable the child to consolidate the mathematical knowledge and skills acquired at Primary stage.
  2. Assimilated knowledge of mathematics should enable the child to solve the real-life problems by developing abilities to analyze, to articulate, to reason and to see inter-relationship involved, to think and reason.
  3. To develop the ability to articulate logically.
  4. To develop necessary & sufficient skills to work with modern technological devices such as calculators, computers etc.
  5. To develop appreciation for mathematics as a problem – solving tool in various fields, for its beautiful structures and patterns etc.