id: 06439620
dt: j
an: 2015d.00941
au: Sugden, Stephen J.
ti: The Slumbarumba Jumbuck problem.
so: Spreadsheets Educ. 5, No. 1, 11 p., electronic only (2011).
py: 2011
pu: Bond University, Faculty of Business, Gold Coast, Queensland
la: EN
cc: M90 H60 U70
ut: 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
ci:
li: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/ejsie/vol5/iss1/2/
ab: Summary: The potential for simple linear relationships arising from a
computer game to build student modelling and â€śword 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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