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ERIC Number: EJ315915
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Using Physical Models to Explain a Division Algorithm.
Vest, Floyd
School Science and Mathematics, v85 n3 p181-88 Mar 1985
Develops a division algorithm in terms of familiar manipulations of concrete objects and presents it with a series of questions for diagnosis of students' understanding of the algorithm in terms of the concrete model utilized. Also offers general guidelines for using concrete illustrations to explain algorithms and other mathematical principles. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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