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Title: Examining students’ reasoning of multiple quantities.
In this report, we discuss five forms of reasoning about multiple quantities that sixth-grade students exhibited as they examined mathematical relationships within the context of science. Specifically, students exhibited forms of sequential, transitive, dependent, and independent multivariational reasoning as well as relational reasoning. We use data from whole-class design experiments with students to illustrate examples of each of these forms of reasoning.  more » « less
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Sacristán, A.I.; null; Ruiz-Arias, P.M.
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Mathematics Education Across Cultures: Proceedings of the 42nd Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
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National Science Foundation
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