ERIC Number: EJ536657
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Middle School Students' Understanding of Number Sense Related to Percent.
Gay, A. Susan; Aichele, Douglas B.
School Science and Mathematics, v97 n1 p27-36 Jan 1997
Examines 199 middle school students' understanding of percent, focusing on number sense. Reports that students performed better interpreting a quantity expressed as a percent given a pictorial continuous region than when a pictorial discrete set of circles was given. Students had difficulty interpreting a quantity expressed as a percent of a number. Contains 39 references. (Author/JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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