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ERIC Number: EJ380716
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Terminology: Its Effect on Children's Understanding of the Rate Concept.
Onslow, Barry
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v10 n4 p19-30 Fall 1988
Presented are examples of how the terminology used in typical rate questions is misunderstood by a large proportion of students. Explanations based on both interviews and paper-and-pencil tests are given as to why this phenomenon exists. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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