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ERIC Number: EJ638178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1098-6065
Using Metaphors To Understand and Solve Arithmetic Problems: Novices and Experts Working with Negative Numbers.
Chiu, Ming Ming
Mathematical Thinking and Learning, v3 n2-3 p93-124 2001
Novices and experts used the same metaphors to understand and solve problems with negative numbers. Results suggest that the metaphors used by both the children and the adults are central to understanding arithmetic. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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