How to help students conceptualize the rigorous definition of the limit of a sequence

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Abstract

This article suggests an activity, called the -strip activity, as an instructional method for conceptualization of the rigorous definition of the limit of a sequence via visualization. The article also describes the learning objectives of each instructional step of the activity, and then provides detailed instructional methods to guide students to reach the learning objectives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-487
Number of pages15
JournalPRIMUS
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 16 2010

Keywords

  • -strip activity
  • Limit
  • Rigorous definitions
  • Sequences
  • Visualization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Education

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