Year 8, 9 and 10 students’ understanding and access of percent knowledge
Dole, Shelley, Cooper, Thomas J., Baturo, Annette R., & Conoplia, Zoyrese (1997) Year 8, 9 and 10 students’ understanding and access of percent knowledge. In Biddulph, F. & Carr , K. (Eds.) People in mathematics education (Proceedings of the 20th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia), Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated (MERGA), Rotorua.
This paper reports on Years 8, 9 and 10 students’ knowledge of percent problem types, use of diagrams, and type of solution strategy. Non- and semi-proficient students displayed the expected inflexible formula approach to solution but proficient students used a flexible mixture of estimation, number sense and trial and error instead of expected schema based methods.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||students’ knowledge of percent problem types, use of diagrams, Instructional approaches for teaching percent, Assessment of percent knowledge|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1997 Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated (MERGA)|
|Deposited On:||18 Mar 2010 22:35|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2013 08:10|
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