ERIC Number: EJ263604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
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Diagnosing Strengths and Weaknesses of Sixth-Grade Students in Solving Word Problems.
Ballew, Hunter; Cunningham, James W.
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v13 n3 p202-10 May 1982
Research was viewed as needed to establish a classification scheme for the major areas of difficulties individual students have in solving word problems. The results suggest that inability to read problems is a major obstacle for sixth graders, and mastery of components of problem solving ensures process mastery. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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