ERIC Number: ED266031
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Investigations in Mathematics Education. Volume 18, Number 4.
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Kasten, Margaret L., Ed.
Investigations in Mathematics Education, v18 n4 Fall 1985
This issue of the journal contains abstracts and critiques of 11 research reports. They concern: a case study of one child's strategies for mental addition; children's understanding of fractions; computation routines prescribed by schools; models in verbal problem solving; predicting eighth-grade algebra achievement; the effectiveness of microcomputers and flashcards for basic fact practice; minorities and mathematics achievement; order and equivalence of rational numbers; children's mathematical difficulties; sex differences in geometry proof writing; and mathematics achievement by American Indians and others. Research reports and articles listed in "Resources in Education" (RIE) and "Current Index to Journals in Education" (CIJE) for April-June 1985 are also listed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Fractions, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mental Computation, Minority Groups, Problem Solving, Research Methodology, Sex Differences
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Science and Mathematics Education.