ERIC Number: EJ591992
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Student-Invented Numeration Systems: Pattern-Analysis and Mathematical Understanding.
Senger, Elizabeth S.
School Science and Mathematics, v97 n3 p139-49 Mar 1997
Presents a study in which 13 fifth-grade students were given an assignment to invent their own numeration systems following a unit on bases and a look at early events in the history of numbers. Offers an assessment of student understanding of numeration provided by analyses of the patterns embedded in their invented systems. Contains 13 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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