ERIC Number: EJ395777
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Role of an Evaluation Exercise in the Resolution of Misconceptions of Probability.
delMas, Robert C.; Bart, William M.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v11 n3 p39-54 Sum 1989
Investigated are three misconceptions of probability and the differential effect of two activity-based instructional units. Response categories (law of averages, law of small numbers, and availability) are identified. Treatment differences (evaluation or no evaluation) appear to influence subjects' interpretations of the information. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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