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ERIC Number: EJ618758
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1033-2170
Concrete and Formal Arguments: The Case of Division by Zero.
Tsamir, Pessia; Sheffer, Ruth
Mathematics Education Research Journal, v12 n2 p92-106 Sep 2000
Explores secondary school students' conceptions of division by zero. A substantial number of the participating secondary school students argued that division by zero results in a number, and concrete arguments were generally regarded as valid for justifying the impossibility of division by zero. (Contains 30 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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