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ERIC Number: EJ1035570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
6 Principles for Quantitative Reasoning and Modeling
Weber, Eric; Ellis, Amy; Kulow, Torrey; Ozgur, Zekiye
Mathematics Teacher, v108 n1 p24-30 Aug 2014
Encouraging students to reason with quantitative relationships can help them develop, understand, and explore mathematical models of real-world phenomena. Through two examples--modeling the motion of a speeding car and the growth of a Jactus plant--this article describes how teachers can use six practical tips to help students develop quantitative reasoning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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