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\iteman{ZMATH 2015d.00941}
\itemau{Sugden, Stephen J.}
\itemti{The Slumbarumba Jumbuck problem.}
\itemso{Spreadsheets Educ. 5, No. 1, 11 p., electronic only (2011).}
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Summary: The potential for simple linear relationships arising from a computer game to build student modelling and ``word problem" skills is explored. The fundamental capability of the spreadsheet to tabulate and graph possible solutions is used to lay bare the problem structure for the students.
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\itemcc{M90 H60 U70}
\itemut{mathematical model building; computer games; linear algebra; spreadsheets; inequalities; simultaneous linear equations; degrees of freedom; spreadsheet modelling; word problems; computer as educational medium; averages; conditional formatting}
\itemli{http://epublications.bond.edu.au/ejsie/vol5/iss1/2/}
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