ERIC Number: EJ361601
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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A Case Study of a Highly Skilled Mental Calculator.
Hope, John A.
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v18 n5 p331-42 Nov 1987
This case study examined the performance of a 13-year-old highly skilled mental calculator on mental multiplication tasks. She solved difficult tasks by using various ingenious calculation methods, including distributing, factoring, and recalling the product directly. Implications for instruction are reported. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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