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ERIC Number: ED500957
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
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ISSN: N/A
"It is Possible to Die Before Being Born". Negative Integers Subtraction: A Case Study
Gallardo, Aurora
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Paper presented at the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference Held Jointly with the 25th PME-NA Conference (Honolulu, HI, Jul 13-18, 2003), v2 p405-411
A Case Study is presented in this article, where there is a contradiction between pre-algebraic language semantic and syntax used to solve word problems through a negative integers subtraction. Appendix includes answer key. (Contains 1 figure.) [For complete proceedings, see ED500859.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Grade 8
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Language: English
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