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ERIC Number: EJ605654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
Intuitive Rules in Number Theory: Example of 'the More of A, the More of B' Rule Implementation.
Zazkis, Rina
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v40 n2 p197-209 Nov 1999
Students' belief that a larger number has more factors is outlined as a particular example of 'the more of A, the more of B' intuitive rule. Discusses the robustness of this belief by demonstrating students' tendency to perceive conflicting evidence as an exception to the rule. Considers some pedagogical approaches. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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