ERIC Number: EJ364173
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Are Your Students Proportionality Literate?
Whitmer, John C.
Science Teacher, v54 n8 p37-39 Nov 1987
Identifies proportionality as a powerful problem solving tool that students can apply in familiar situations but cannot apply in unfamiliar contexts. Gives an operational definition of proportionality from examples in introductory chemistry. Provides examples of direct proportions and how to evaluate variables to teach proportional reasoning. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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