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ERIC Number: EJ556186
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0268-3679
Learning Results from the Viewpoint of Equity: Boys, Girls and Mathematics.
Pehkonen, Erkki
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications, v16 n2 p58-63 Jun 1997
Explores why girls successful in mathematics choose advanced courses in upper secondary school less than did boys. Analyzes the results of tests and a student questionnaire (N=739) in Finland. Findings indicate that in the case of word problems and calculation without calculators, boys are significantly better than girls. Reports that the boys showed stronger self-confidence than did the girls. Contains 15 references. (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland