
06467585
j
2015e.00530
Whitacre, Ian
Bishop, Jessica Pierson
Philipp, Randolph A.
Lamb, Lisa L.
Schappelle, Bonnie P.
Dollars \& sense: students' integer perspectives.
Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 20, No. 2, 8489 (2014).
2014
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
F43
F93
word problems
integers
equations
interpretation
http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=43054
Summary: A story problem about borrowing money, presented in this article, may be represented with positive or negative numbers and thought about in different ways. The authors describe ideas related to integers (both positive and negative) and how students used them in relation to a story problem, and how they related these ideas to equations. (ERIC)