As I prepare my classroom for the upcoming start of school, I have decided to create fifteen or so mathematics posters for display around the room. These will complement ten motivational posters I purchased and posted already. As I am not a classically trained mathematician, I want to make sure I do not erroneously depict the mathematics on the posters I create.
One such poster, below, consists of a Venn diagram of number set types spanning the natural numbers to the complex numbers and including the integers, the rational numbers, the real algebraic numbers, the real numbers, and the imaginary numbers. The counting, measuring, irrational, and transcendental numbers are also noted.
My question for my PLN follows. Is this a proper depiction of the different number sets in mathematics? I took liberty omitting the algebraic set containing only imaginary numbers for two reasons: 1) difficult to depict…
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