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ERIC Number: EJ565689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0919-1720
Students' Arithmetic Preferences: Effect on Problem Solving Ability.
Kota, Saraswathi; Thomas, Michael O. J.
Hiroshima Journal of Mathematics Education, v6 p33-47 Mar 1998
Hypothesizes that the incidence of process-oriented thinking increases with the syntactic complexity of the problem presentation. Presents data confirming students' arithmetic preferences in the form of left-to-right translation along with evidence to show the effects of the ordering of data presentation in the problem statements on the problem-solving abilities of students. Contains 31 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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