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conjecture on (something)

To speculate or wonder about something. A murmur went through the stands as people conjectured on which dog would be named the winner.
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conjecture on something

to speculate on or guess about something. I will not even conjecture on the outcome. Dave conjectured on what might happen next.
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The teacher also used this time to identify different conjectures for presentation during the whole class discussion.
The candidates read Ma's chapter on exploring new knowledge, discussed the four levels of understanding outlined therein, and then were charged with writing and then orally presenting a response to an assigned conjecture to their classmates.
Chari, On the fermionic formula and the Kirillov-Reshetikhin conjecture, Int.
Because we paid only one of the three tasks, hedging opportunities--that is, best responding to one possible outcome (the others' average price) when choosing the price and predicting another outcome when stating conjectures in order to insure against small total payoffs--are eliminated or at least minimized (Blanco et al.
In the proof of Theorem, we do not use the full strength of Dade's projective conjecture.
A conjecture is an unproved proposition that appears correct and not been disproved.
Actually part of the conjecture is known; note that the inequality dim [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is proved in [GHI], Theorem 3.
To conjecture, verify, and modify the relationships between data and answers, three statistics terms were first temporarily replaced by three imaginary spectrometers in the conjecture activities.
While there will always be conjecture in exceptional parenting, there will always be Exceptional Parent to help you do the math.
The researchers also related these patterns to the trajectory of a Brownian path--the random route taken by, say, a pollen grain in a glass of water--to prove a decades-old conjecture.
So too, in mathematics there are conjectures like the Collatz 3n + 1 Conjecture and the Riemann Hypothesis which are strongly supported by experimental evidence but can never be proven true with absolute certainty.
Teachers and researchers agree that making and testing conjectures is an invaluable part of mathematical learning.
arrive at their conjectures and how they generalise the ideas.
Through participating in the study, the PSTs demonstrated their competency exemplified by using their subject knowledge to construct, to make conjectures and verify their conjectures on their way to solve the given geometric problems.
Without data to support our findings, we were left with conjectures and hypotheses that were unable to be tested.