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posted on 2008-06-01, 00:00 authored by John Gough
The article provides information on the misconceptions in solving perimeter, area, volume and mass and on their respective interventions. Solving the perimeter of a rectangle of a lesser area through multiplication using its formula but may double the sum of its length and width to get its answer. Working out for the area of an irregular figure or a loop is solved by counting the unit-squares contained in the loop.

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Journal

Australian mathematics teacher

Volume

64

Pagination

34 - 35

Location

Kenmore Hills, Qld.

Open access

  • Yes

ISSN

0045-0685

eISSN

1839-4779

Language

eng

Notes

Reproduced with the kind permission of the copyright owner.

Publication classification

C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2008, Australian Association of Math Teachers

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