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ERIC Number: EJ185888
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Publication Date: 1978
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Let's Bring Back Subtraction
Gaskill, H. S.; Lopez, Robert J.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 9, 2, 221-9, May 78
The new, and prevalent, raised-dash notation (for subtraction) appearing in school mathematics texts is examined, especially for its effects on students' computational skills. Reasons for a return to the standard notation of the centered dash are presented. (Author/MN)
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