ERIC Number: EJ591998
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Perimeter or Area? Which Measure Is It?
Chappell, Michaele F.; Thompson, Denisse R.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v5 n1 p20-23 Sep 1999
Explores middle school students' understanding of area and perimeter. Concludes that students need to construct visual representations of figures with given areas and perimeters, generate related word problems, and justify properties to grasp the concepts of area and perimeter. (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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