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Synonyms for conjecture

Synonyms for conjecture

abstract reasoning

a judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

to draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

Synonyms for conjecture

a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

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Students are pleased to say so during the process of conjecturing.
Students finally find the functions of three imaginary spectrometers from the process of conjecturing, and induction.
After they experienced the activities of conjecturing and naming, students realised the role of three statistic terms.
Instead of telling the rules, then asking students to copy and practice the rules of statistics terms, the teacher conducted the conjecturing, discussion, and induction activities to introduce the statistics terms.
First, we take a broader view, "zoom out", of conjecturing and situate it within the larger cluster of mathematical activities with which it interacts.
For this report, we have chosen to analyze this question in detail for interrelated reasons: it appears to be the most problematic for our participants and, as a result, they engaged in a significant amount of conjecturing and experimenting.
In contrast, we take a broader view on conjectures in computerized settings, and situate conjecturing as one of several experimental approaches used in mathematical problem solving.
normally start with exploring first, and then follow by conjecturing.
components of exploring, conjecturing, and verifying and progresses
In both chapters, icons are used effectively to highlight what might be done at various stages in the activity: calculating, checking, conjecturing or proving.