id: 02365402
dt: j
an: 2005e.02206
au: Erbas, Ayhan Kursat
ti: Predicting Turkish ninth grade studentsâ€™ algebra performance.
so: Math. Educ. (Athens) 15, No. 1, 25-34 (2005).
py: 2005
pu: Mathematics Education Student Association (MESA), College of Education
(COE), Mathematics \& Science Education, University of Georgia (UGA),
Athens, GA
la: EN
cc: D63
ut: prognoses; achievement; elementary algebra; lower secondary
ci:
li:
ab: The prediction of studentsâ€™ achievement in algebra in eighth and ninth
grades has become a research interest for practical issues of
placement. A group of simple, easily accessible variables was used to
predict student performance in algebra after completion of eighth
grade. The three variables of school type, grade level, and previous
year mathematics performance explained 54\% of the variance in algebra
performance. Furthermore, school type was the dominant predictor of
performance, explaining 33\% of the total variation in algebra
achievement. (orig.)
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