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ERIC Number: EJ301968
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Mathematical Induction: A Pedagogical Discussion.
Ernest, Paul
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v15 n2 p173-89 May 1984
Discusses the nature of mathematical induction and what constitutes a correct proof by this method and common misconceptions of induction with recommendations for their remediation. The topic is also analyzed into behavioral skills and subjected to a conceptual analysis. Criteria for analyzing and evaluating textbook treatment of induction are included. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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