ERIC Number: EJ522099
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Analogical Reasoning and the Development of Algebraic Abstraction.
English, Lyn D.; Sharry, Patrick V.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v30 n2 p135-57 Mar 1996
Presents a theory of the development of algebraic abstraction that extends Sfard's and Mason's ideas on learners' progress from operational or process-oriented thinking to the abstract or structural perspective. Analyzes secondary school students' approaches to classifying a set of complex equations. (Author/MKR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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