South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.PS. South Carolina College- and Career-Ready Mathematical Process Standards
PS.1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
PS.1a. Relate a problem to prior knowledge.
PS.1b. Recognize there may be multiple entry points to a problem and more than one path to a solution.
PS.1c. Analyze what is given, what is not given, what is being asked, and what strategies are needed, and make an initial attempt to solve a problem.
PS.1d. Evaluate the success of an approach to solve a problem and refine it if necessary.
PS.2. Reason both contextually and abstractly.
PS.2a. Make sense of quantities and their relationships in mathematical and real-world situations.
PS.2d. Connect the meaning of mathematical operations to the context of a given situation.
PS.3. Use critical thinking skills to justify mathematical reasoning and critique the reasoning of others.
PS.3c. Make conjectures and explore their validity.