ERIC Number: EJ388085
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Construction of Logical Knowledge: Study of Borrowing in Subtraction.
Cauley, Kathleen M.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v80 n2 p202-05 Jun 1988
This study assessed the extent to which procedurally proficient children (N=34) construct the part/whole logical structure that underlies the borrowing algorithm in subtraction. Results indicate that an understanding of the part/whole logic of number may be necessary to understand place value and borrowing. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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