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ERIC Number: EJ458183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6803
Numbers, Counting, and Infinity in Middle Schools.
Meconi, L. J.
School Science and Mathematics, v92 n7 p381-83 Nov 1992
Discusses the use of middle-school students' natural understanding of large numbers to introduce the concept of infinity. Presents activities that investigate infinite sets by demonstrating a one-to-one correspondence between the counting numbers and the given set. Examples include prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, fractions, even and odd numbers, and points on a segment. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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