Both decontextualize-abstract a given situation and representing it symbolically and manipulate the representing symbols without necessarily attending to their referents-and contextualize-pause as needed during the manipulation process in order to probe into the referents for the symbols involved.
Algebra and Functions
Linear, Quadratic, & Exponential Models: Interpret expressions for functions in terms of the situation they model.
- Academic Context and Connections
Reason abstractly and quantitatively.