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The use of pictorial representations in mathematics problem solving


Hatisaru, V, The use of pictorial representations in mathematics problem solving, Proceeding of the the sixteenth bi annual conference on Elementary Mathematics Teaching (SEMT '21), 22-26 August 2021, Prague (Czech Republic and Online), pp. 194-202. (2021) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper provides pictorial models that can be used for solving mathematics problems, and to explain mathematical concepts. It does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather gives some examples of pictorial representations that teachers could use in teaching of selected concepts. The 'translation (dis)abilities' among students identified by Lesh, Post and Behr (1987) decades ago still remain. The papers aims to contribute to the remediation of these and enhance student proficiency with solving mathematics problems.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:mathematical representations, pictorials, mathematical problem solving
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Pedagogy
UTAS Author:Hatisaru, V (Dr Vesife Hatisaru)
ID Code:146137
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2021-08-21
Last Modified:2022-08-23

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