Knowing and teaching elementary mathematics pdf

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Elementary mathematics consists of mathematics topics frequently taught at the primary or secondary school levels. These six strands are the focus of Mathematics education from grade 1 through grade 8. In secondary school, the main topics in elementary mathematics from grade nine until grade ten are: Number Sense and algebra, Linear Relations, Measurement and Geometry. Number Sense is an understanding of numbers and operations. In the number sense and numeration strand students develop an understanding of numbers by being taught various ways of representing numbers, as well as the relationships among numbers. Properties of the natural numbers such as divisibility and the distribution of prime numbers , are studied in basic number theory , another part of elementary mathematics. To have a strong foundation in mathematics and to be able to succeed in the other strands students need to have a fundamental understanding of number sense and numeration.  