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Fixing misconceptions: length, area and volume

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posted on 2004-09-01, 00:00 authored by John Gough
The author presents a number of children's misconceptions concerning mathematical problems involving perimeter, area, volume and mass. A number of examples of interventions to assist students to understand how to solve these problems correctly are presented.

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19

Issue

3

Pagination

8 - 14

Publisher

Mathematical Association of Victoria

Location

Melbourne, Vic.

ISSN

0816-9349

Language

eng

Publication classification

C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal

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