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The power of percent


Watson, J and English, L, The power of percent, Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 18, (4) pp. 14-18. ISSN 1326-0286 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Jane Watson and Lyn English use a chance activity exploring expectation and variation with coin tossing to highlight the importance of understanding the part–whole relationship embodied in percentage and its power to measure and compare for different wholes, in this case different sample sizes.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:percentage, probability, primary school
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Watson, J (Professor Jane Watson)
ID Code:87987
Year Published:2013
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (DP120100158)
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2013-12-28
Last Modified:2017-11-01

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