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These studies suggest that understanding infinity and other abstract mathematical concepts involves using conceptual metaphors, connecting mathematical and empirical applications, and recognizing the influence of tacit models.
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The concept of infinity and other abstract mathematical ideas are complex and often challenging to grasp. Research in this area explores various methods and perspectives to enhance understanding, particularly in educational settings.
Conceptual Metaphors and Tacit Models:
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Understanding infinity and other abstract mathematical concepts involves a combination of conceptual metaphors, educational strategies, and epistemological perspectives. Conceptual metaphors and tacit models play a crucial role in making these concepts accessible, while educational approaches that integrate empirical and mathematical examples can enhance comprehension. Additionally, viewing infinity as an inexhaustible source of knowledge aligns with both mathematical and cultural traditions, highlighting the continuous nature of exploration and learning.
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