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Title The Development of multiplicative reasoning in the learning of mathematics / edited by Guershon Harel and Jere Confrey.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1994.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  QA135.5 .D49 1994    Available  ---
Description xxviii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, reform in mathematics education
SUNY series, reform in mathematics education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Theoretical approaches -- Children's multiplying schemes / Leslie Steffe -- Multiplicative conceptual field : what and why? / Gerard Vergnaud -- Extending the meaning of multiplication and division / Brian Greer -- The role of the unit -- Ratio and proportion : cognitive foundations in unitizing and norming / Susan Lamon -- Units of quantity : a conceptual basis common to additive and multiplicative structures / Merlyn Behr [and others] -- Ratio and rate -- The development of the concept of speed and its relationship to concepts of rate / Patrick Thompson -- Missing-value proportional reasoning problems, factors affecting informal reasoning patterns / James Kaput and Mary Maxwell West -- Multiplicative worlds -- Splitting, similarity, and rate of change : a new approach to multiplication and exponential functions / Jere Confrey -- Multiplicative structures and the development of logarithms : what was lost by the invention of function? / Erick Smith and Jere Confrey -- Intuitive models -- The impact of the number type on the solution of multiplication and division problems : further investigations / Guershon Harel [and others] -- Summary -- Multiple views of multiplicative structures / Thomas Kieren.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Indexed Term Division
Mathematics Study and teaching (Elementary)
Added Author Harel, Guershon, 1952-
Confrey, Jere.
Added Title Multiplicative reasoning in the learning of mathematics
ISBN 0791417646 (pbk. : acid-free)
0791417638 (acid-free)
9780791417638 (acid-free)
9780791417645 (pbk. : acid-free)