id: 06546569
dt: j
an: 2016b.00439
au: Ojose, Bobby
ti: Studentsâ€™ misconceptions in mathematics: analysis of remedies and what
research says.
so: Ohio J. Sch. Math. 72, 30-34 (2015).
py: 2015
pu: Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM), Columbus, Oxford, OH
la: EN
cc: D73 F43 F53
ut: student errors; misconceptions; learning problems; misunderstandings;
misinterpretations; incorrect meanings; subtraction of fractions;
arithmetic; addition of powers; addition of exponents; research;
graphic organizers; concept maps
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ab: Summary: It is common knowledge that students of all grade levels have
misconceptions regarding various concepts in mathematics. This article
is focused on analyzing this issue due to its importance in the
teaching and learning of mathematics. Misconceptions from two areas of
mathematics are presented; these include operations with fractions
(arithmetic) and addition of exponents (algebra). In each area, the
explanation of the misconception, steps that teachers can take to
address the problem, and highlights of previous research relating to
the misconception are presented.
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