ERIC Number: EJ918375
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
Perspectives on the Consecutive Pages Problem
Srinivasan, V. K.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v42 n3 p411-423 Apr 2011
This article presents different approaches to a problem, dubbed by the author as "the consecutive pages problem". The aim of this teaching-oriented article is to promote the teaching of abstract concepts in mathematics, by selecting a challenging amusement problem and then presenting various solutions in such a way that it can engage the attention of a fourth-grade student, a high school senior student, an average college student and scholars.
Descriptors: Problem Sets, Problem Solving, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Logic, Teaching Methods, Abstract Reasoning, Arithmetic, Mathematical Formulas, Concept Teaching
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
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