ERIC Number: EJ554536
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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A Division Problem with a Remainder Embedded across Two Contexts: Children's Solutions in Restrictive vs. Real-world Settings.
DeFranco, Thomas C.; Curcio, Frances R.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v19 n2 p58-72 Spr 1997
Discusses an exploratory study that examines student interpretation of remainders in division as applied to word problems in a restrictive school setting and in a real-world, out-of-school setting. Concludes that students lack the ability to map computational results to the real-world context. Contains 16 references. (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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