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ERIC Number: EJ011029
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1969
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Why Johnny Can't "Read" Word Problems
Pribnow, Jack R.
Sch Sci Math, 69, 7, 591-598, 69 Oct
The reason for the inability of students to master the solving of word problems in algebra is identified as the failure to organize and analyse the problems. The author's approach to the solution of these problems, involving writing symbols for the unknown(s), generating equations, solving the unknown(s) and interpretation is presented through sample problems. (LC)
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