Category : IJRESD: Volume 3, Issue 5
MATHEMATICAL VOCABULARY: A NECESSITY FOR MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT.
OSUO-SISEKEN UZOMA OGUGUO AND JOY O. ELUOZO
Department of Mathematics, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers-State.
Mathematical Vocabulary is equiessential for mathematics achievement. It is an integral part of understanding mathematical concepts and developing mathematical skills. Without sufficient understanding of mathematical vocabulary, the learner will find it difficult to comprehend concepts, ideas, theorems, facts, etc in mathematics which will result in misrepresentation, misconception, misinterpretation of mathematical objects and dislike for mathematics. Hence this paper discusses the meaning of vocabulary, nature of mathematical vocabulary, Place of mathematical vocabulary in mathematics achievement with recommendations.
Keywords: Mathematics, Vocabulary, Mathematical Vocabulary, Achievement.