1. Answer the following question in about 600 words :
What is meant by ‘Mathematics’ ? Explain the nature of mathematics with suitable examples.
Explain the difference between Inductive method and Deductive method of teaching mathematics with illustrations.
2. Answer the following question in about 600 words :
Explain instructional strategy to teach any one of the following topics highlighting instructional objectives, teaching – learning process and approaches to evaluation :
(a) Real numbers – Fundamental operations of properties
(b) Arithmetic Mean and Standard Deviation
3. Write short notes on any four of the following in about 150 words each :
(a) Assignment in Mathematics : purpose and types.
(b) Teaching aids in Mathematics : Need, importance and types of aids.
(c) Factors affecting mathematics curriculum
(d) Teaching of ‘Bank Account’.
(e) Teaching of ‘Operations on sets’.
(f) Teaching of ‘Parallel lines’.
4. Answer the following question in about 600 words :
Select a topic from secondary level mathematics. Prepare Blueprint on it for assessment test and construct twelve objective type items having three items each of knowledge, understanding and application for the test.