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ERIC Number: EJ154208
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Relational Understanding and Instrumental Understanding
Skemp, Richard R.
Mathematics Teaching, 77, 20-26, Dec 76
Two different types of "understanding" are defined and discussed: knowing both what to do and why, and knowing rules without reasons. Advantages and disadvantages of each type of understanding are presented. (DT)
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