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ERIC Number: EJ586663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1382-3892
The Complex Process of Converting Tools into Mathematical Instruments: The Case of Calculators.
Guin, Dominique; Trouche, Luc
International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning, v3 n3 p195-227 1998
Analysis of the constraints and potential of the artefact are necessary in order to point out the mathematical knowledge involved in using calculators. Analyzes and categorizes observations of students using graphic and symbolic calculators into profiles, illustrating the transformation of the calculator into an efficient mathematical instrument. Contains 26 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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