Process of Student’s Cognition in Constructing Mathematical Conjecture

I Wayan Puja Astawa, I Ketut Budayasa, Dwi Juniati


This research aimed to describe process of student’s cognition in constructing mathematical conjecture. The research was a qualitative research using 6 students of Mathematics Education Department of Ganesha University of Education in academic year 2013/2014 as its subjects. Data on the process of student’s cognition in constructing mathematical conjecture were collected using task-assisted interviews. The interviews were carried out twice for triangulation process. Data analysis consisted of data reduction, data display and conclusion drawing. Process of student’s cognition in constructing mathematical conjecture was then explained into 5 different stages, namely understanding problem, exploring problem, formulating conjecture, justifying conjecture, and proving conjecture. In addition, the details of process of student’s cognition were also discussed.


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