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Assessing children"s mathematical knowledge

social class, sex, and problem-solving

by Cooper, Barry

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Published by Open University Press in Buckingham, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- England -- Evaluation.,
    • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- England -- Social aspects.,
    • Mathematical ability -- Sex differences.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-212) and index.

      StatementBarry Cooper and Máiréad Dunne.
      ContributionsDunne, Máiréad.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQA135.5 .C5955 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 215 p. :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL36151M
      ISBN 100335203175, 0335203167
      LC Control Number99021687


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