ERIC Number: EJ592103
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Students' Use of the X-Intercept as an Instance of a Transitional Conception.
Moschkovich, Judit N.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v37 n2 p169-97 1998-1999
Uses an evolutionary perspective of conceptual change to consider a conception in the domain of linear functions. Summarizes the results of the written assessments and presents an analysis of the discussions for two pairs of students to show that the use of the x-intercept can be framed as a transitional conception. Contains 31 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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