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The psychology of algebra

Author: Edward L ThorndikeMargaret V CobbJacob S OrleansPercival Mallon SymondsElva WaldAll authors
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., 1923.
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Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949.
Psychology of algebra.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1923
(OCoLC)562126514
Online version:
Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949.
Psychology of algebra.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1923
(OCoLC)579791546
Online version:
Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949.
Psychology of algebra.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1923
(OCoLC)609326115
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Thorndike; Margaret V Cobb; Jacob S Orleans; Percival Mallon Symonds; Elva Wald; Ella Woodyard
OCLC Number: 1013040
Description: xi, 483 pages : diagrams ; 21 cm
Contents: The high school pupil --
The uses of algebra --
The nature of algebraic abilities --
The psychology of the equation --
Problem solving --
The measurement of algebraic abilities --
The constitution of algebraic abilities: general considerations --
The constitution of algebraic abilities: learning algebraic meanings and procedures --
The constitution of algebraic abilities: the selection of the particular mental connections or bonds to be formed --
New types of exercises in algebra --
The arrangement of topics in algebra --
The strength of algebraic connections --
The psychology of drill in algebra: the amount of practice --
The psychology of drill in algebra: the distribution of practice --
The interest of pupils in algebra in comparison with other school subjects --
The interest of pupils in various features of algebraic learning --
Individual and sex differences in algebraic achievement --
Suggestions for research in the psychology of algebra --
Appendices. I. The abilities involved in algebraic computation and in problem solving --
II. The permanence of school learning --
III. The effect of changed data upon reasoning.
Responsibility: by Edward L. Thorndike, Margaret V. Cobb, Jacob S. Orleans, Percival M. Symonds, Elva Wald and Ella Woodyard.

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