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An experimental investigation into children's misconceptions concerning the symbols for mathematical equality

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posted on 14.12.2021, 22:34 by Thurston, John Benjamin
One of the commonest faults in children's statement of an argument in arithmetic is the misuse of the sign of equality. The following examples of statements, selected from children's work by the writer during his marking of Form I arithmetic, are typical of the errors committed by children between ten and twelve years of age.

History

Copyright Date

01/01/1934

Date of Award

01/01/1934

Publisher

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

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Author Retains Copyright

Degree Discipline

Education

Degree Grantor

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

Degree Level

Masters

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Victoria University of Wellington Unit

Faculty of Education / Te Whānau o Ako Pai

Victoria University of Wellington Item Type

Awarded Research Masters Thesis

Language

en_NZ

Victoria University of Wellington School

School of Education / Te Puna Akopai