Conjecture is Not Enough: The need for proof

Unit 3: Developing Logic and Proof
Lesson 2 of 9

Objective: SWBAT express stereotypes and generalizations as conjectures and find counterexamples to disprove these conjectures.

Big Idea: Stereotypes: True, False, or Somewhere in Between? In this lesson students explore the role that inductive reasoning plays in the creation of stereotypes, and the role it should play in debunking them.

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Math, Inductive reasoning, conjecture, counterexamples
  65 minutes
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