
02302824
j
1994c.01056
Graeber, Anna O.
Research into Practice: Misconceptions about Multiplication and Division.
Arith. Teach. 40, No. 7, 40811 (1993).
1993
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
D72
Discusses the two overgeneralizations "multiplications makes bigger" and "division makes smaller" in the context of solving word problems involving rational numbers less than one. Presents activities to help students make sense of multiplication and division in these situations. (ERIC)