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ERIC Number: EJ607167
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0228-0671
Why Is Intuition So Important to Mathematicians but Missing from Mathematics Education?
Burton, Leone
For the Learning of Mathematics, v19 n3 p27-32 Nov 1999
Follows up in more detail a previous interview-based study in which were outlined some features of a mathematicians' views and research practices on what interviewees had to say about the topic of intuition. Concludes that intuition, insight, or instinct was seen by most of the 70 mathematicians interviewed as a necessary component for developing knowledge. (Contains 16 references.) (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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