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ERIC Number: EJ586658
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1382-3892
The Development of Students' Understanding of Permutations and Symmetries.
Asiala, Mark; Brown, Anne; Kleiman, Jennifer; Mathews, David
International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning, v3 n1 p13-43 1998
Reports on a study of the nature of abstract algebra students' understanding of permutations and symmetries. Examines the epistemology of permutations in a finite set of symmetries of a regular polygon. Concludes that the initial genetic decompositions of both concepts are relatively consistent with the data, although a few refinements of these models are needed. Contains 26 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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