Introduction to Mathematics - Decimal number system
The aim of this lesson is to present to student the early development of Mathematics, especialy:
  • The history of the decimal number system
  • The concept of digit and the difference between digit and number.
  • Numerating elements. Estimating value.
  • Properties of natural numbers. Comparing numbers.

Students will understand the concept of natural numbers and will be able to compare them. They will be able to use natural numbers for different purposes. They will develop some curiosity for numbers and their magic proprieties. They will understand the concept of zero, and infinity.
ession type
Standard, plus some games, exercises and discussion.