ERIC Number: EJ608787
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Longitudinal Development of Understanding of Average.
Watson, Jane M.; Moritz, Jonathan B.
Mathematical Thinking and Learning, v2 n1-2 p11-50 2000
Explores the development of understanding of the concept of average with students from grades 3 to 9 through interviews. Observed six levels of response based on an hierarchical model of cognitive functioning. Documents usage of ideas associated with the three standard measures of central tendency and representation as strategies for problem solving. (Contains 36 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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