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ERIC Number: EJ556142
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
A Weighty Problem Solved.
McClain, Kay, Ed.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v3 n1 p46-47 Sep 1997
A word problem concerning weights of a pail containing different amounts of nails appeared in January 1997 issue of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. Teachers were invited to try the problem with classes and submit examples of students' work with a brief analysis. This article contains three student solutions. Argues that posing such problems stimulates mathematical exploration and allows teachers to analyze student strategies. (PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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