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conjecture

A conclusion that is not proved but rather is assumed from incomplete evidence; a guess or speculation.
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As the author expected, students could comprehend statistics rules from conjecturing activities and inductive speculation.
First, we take a broader view, "zoom out", of conjecturing and situate it within the larger cluster of mathematical activities with which it interacts.
normally start with exploring first, and then follow by conjecturing.
They looked for patterns in conjecturing about the polyhedron that one might form using the next higher number of faces.