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ERIC Number: EJ563350
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0256-2928
Conceptual Changes in Mathematics: From Rational to (Un) Real Numbers.
Lehtinen, Erno; Merenluoto, Kaarina; Kasanen, Eero
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v12 n2 p131-45 Jun 1997
Maintains that certain concepts in mathematics are difficult to learn because of problematic continuity from prior knowledge to new concepts. Focuses on the problems of conceptual change connected with the learning of calculus and the shift from rational to real numbers. Summarizes the results of a study involving secondary students. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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