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ERIC Number: EJ656398
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
The Balance Model: Hindrance or Support for the Solving of Linear Equations with One Unknown.
Vlassis, Joelle
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v49 n3 p341-59 2002
Examines the balance model and identifies the issues that divide scientists. Describes learning situations that were the subject of the empirical study which involved 40 students in two 8th-grade classes. Shows the presence of negative numbers gave rise to many errors. Discusses the relevance of the balance model and analyzes the arguments put forward by researchers who either defend or reject its use. (Author/KHR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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