ERIC Number: EJ198520
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
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Point Counting in Measurement -or- What Is the Unit?
Lamb, Charles E.; Hirstein, James J.
School Science and Mathematics, v79 n2 p168-71 Feb 1979
Examples from some area tasks indicate that misconceptions about linear measurement can be carried over to area measurement; children will occasionally count points rather than length units or area units. (MP)
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