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Publication Date: 1977
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Learning to Understand What Giving a Proof Really Means
Van Dormolen, J.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, 8, 1, 27-34, Apr 77
Examined are the arguments related to whether traditional or new mathematics curricula better prepares students to write proofs. Analyzed are "proofs" presented by students; the author argues that the ability to produce a proof depends upon the cognitive level of the student. (SD)
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