ERIC Number: EJ649520
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Institutional and Personal Meanings of Mathematical Proof.
Recio, Angel M.; Godino, Juan D.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v48 n1 p83-99 2001
Examines the mathematical proof schemes of students starting their studies at the University of Cordoba and relates these schemes to the meanings of mathematical proof in different institutional contexts. Concludes that deductive mathematical proof is difficult for these students. Suggests that the different institutional meanings of proof might help to explain this difficulty. (Author/LM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Spain