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ERIC Number: EJ612030
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-8893
Intuitions and Undefined Operations: The Cases of Division by Zero.
Tsamir, Pessia; Sheffer, Ruth; Tirosh, Dina
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v22 n1 p1-16 Win 2000
Describes a study that explores secondary school students' conceptions of division by zero. Examines whether students identify expressions involving division by zero as undefined or tend to assign them numerical values. Studies students' justifications and analyzes the effects of age and level of achievement in mathematics on students' responses to such expressions. (Contains 24 references.) (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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