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ERIC Number: EJ858115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Construction and Evaluation of Histograms in Teacher Training
Bruno, A.; Espinel, M. C.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v40 n4 p473-493 2009
This article details the results of a written test designed to reveal how education majors construct and evaluate histograms and frequency polygons. Included is a description of the mistakes made by the students which shows how they tend to confuse histograms with bar diagrams, incorrectly assign data along the Cartesian axes and experience difficulties in constructing the frequency polygon. (Contains 7 tables and 13 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain