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Mathematics 
 Standard 1.Uses a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process
  
Topics1. Proof and empirical verification; 2. Mathematical reasoning
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 4.Constructs logical verifications or counter examples to test conjectures and to justify algorithms and solutions to problems (i.e., uses deductive reasoning)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  logic
B.  verification
C.  verifying conjectures
D.  algorithm
E.  justify algorithms
F.  problem solving
G.  solution
H.  deductive reasoning
I.  validity
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Tests conjectures using counter examples   
  2. Tests conjectures through logical analysis   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   CURVE COMPENSATION: HOW TO DETERMINE REQUIRED LENGTH OF CURVED LUMBER
   DETERMINING THE AREA OF SHEATHING MATERIAL FOR AN INTERIOR WALL


Citation Log: BP(ME,342;​B3E,7;​CE,199,200;​PE,28;​S3E,54,*)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document