Nguyen Tien Trung, Pham Anh Giang, Phan Thi Tinh

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Abstract

Real-world connections in mathematics teaching is a requirement and a trend in teaching mathematics in high schools in Vietnam. The commentary on the “reality” and the exploitation of “real-life task” in mathematics teaching is still not much clear. This research contributes to giving perspectives on “real-life task” and their exploitation and use in teaching mathematics through a specific case: teaching statistics in high schools to contribute to educating some economic knowledge for students. The mathematical task classification and analysis framework proposed the relationship with the real-life task in the article will give teachers and researchers to have an approach in exploiting real-life tasks in mathematics teaching.

Keywords: Real-life task; mathematical task, real-life context; statistics; economic education.

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