ERIC Number: ED287672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Catalogue of Error Patterns Observed in Courses on Basic Mathematics. Working Draft.
Benander, Lynn; Clement, John
This booklet is a catalog of error patterns found in basic arithmetic and algebra courses. It is intended to be used as a resource by instructors and tutors teaching these concepts. The material is divided into major concept headings with subheadings. The error patterns are named and given a brief general description followed by a specific example of the error. Major concept headings include the following: (1) Basic Problem Solving Skills; (2) Averages; (3) Whole Numbers; (4) Fractions; (5) Decimals; (6) Percents; (7) Integers; (8) Exponents; (9) Simple Equations; (10) Ratios and Proportions; (11) Geometry; and (12) Graphing. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Sponsor: EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
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