ERIC Number: EJ612006
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Connecting Concepts of Numbers to Mental Computation Procedures: An Examination of Middle Grade Students' Achievement and Thinking.
Weber, William B., Jr.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v21 n4 p40-62 Fall 1999
Discusses overall mental computation achievement and limits discussion to strategies middle school students used when computing with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. Suggests that the development of conceptual knowledge of numbers is an important prerequisite for the understanding of mental computation procedures. (Contains 31 references.) (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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