ERIC Number: EJ465993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Prototypes, Metaphors, Metonymies and Imaginative Rationality in High School Mathematics.
Presmeg, Norma C.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v23 n6 p595-610 Dec 1992
Examples of high school case studies are used to illustrate prototypical mathematical images and the use of imagery in metaphoric and metonymic ways in mathematics. Discusses pattern imagery and other types of imagery as central components in a model of mathematical reasoning. (34 references) (MDH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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