ERIC Number: ED476102
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
Describing Young Children's Deductive Reasoning.
Reid, David A.
This paper reports results related to the development of a consistent descriptive language for research on mathematical reasoning. Ways of reasoning deductively are highlighted, using examples drawn from observations of young students. One-step deductions versus multi-step deductions, known versus hypothetical premises, and single versus multiple premises, are used to distinguish different ways of reasoning. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (26th, Norwich, England, July 21-26, 2002; see SE 067 806.