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ERIC Number: EJ466320
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Gender Differences in Solution of Algebraic Word Problems Containing Irrelevant Information.
Low, Renae; Over, Ray
Journal of Educational Psychology, v85 n2 p331-39 Jun 1993
Female tenth graders (n=217) were less likely than male tenth graders (n=219) to identify missing or irrelevant information in algebra problems. Female eleventh graders (n=234) were less likely than male eleventh graders (n=287) to solve problems with irrelevant information. Results indicate sex differences in knowledge of problem structure. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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