ERIC Number: EJ663917
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Order of Operations: Do Business Students Understand the Correct Order?
Pappanstos, Ed; Hall, Marc A.; Honan, Ava S.
Journal of Education for Business, v78 n2 p81-84 Nov-Dec 2002
Nonfreshmen business students at two universities (n=333) evaluated two open-ended arithmetic expressions; 14.8% evaluated the first incorrectly and 33.3% the second. More recent high school graduates performed better. A refresher lesson on order of operations was recommended. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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