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ERIC Number: EJ447739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Intuitively Misconceived Solutions to Problems.
Avital, Shmuel; Barbeau, Edward J.
For the Learning of Mathematics, v11 n3 p2-8 Nov 1991
Presents 13 examples in which the intuitive approach to solve the problem is often misleading. Presents analysis of these problems for five different sources of misleading intuitive generators: lack of analysis, unbalanced perception, improper analogy, improper generalization, and misuse of symmetry. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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