ERIC Number: EJ509466
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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The Adult Numeracy Student as Problem-Solver.
Good Practice in Australian Adult Literacy and Basic Education, n27 p9-10 Jul 1995
Open-ended tasks for developing numeracy skills reflect the fact that real-life math problems are seldom closed or have a single right answer. The "giving a party" problem shows how different math concepts and problem-solving skills can be brought out in open-ended tasks. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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