Thinking through Math Word Problems / Edition 1

Thinking through Math Word Problems / Edition 1

by Art Whimbey, Arthur Whimbey, Jack Lochhead, Paula B. Potter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805806032

ISBN-13: 9780805806038

Pub. Date: 01/01/1990

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This innovative text teaches elementary school students the techniques of critical thinking and problem solving and applies those methods to mathematical word problems. It supplements traditional fourth, fifth, and sixth grade textbooks and increases students' thinking and problem solving abilities.

Students are taught the fundamentals of these processes by

Overview

This innovative text teaches elementary school students the techniques of critical thinking and problem solving and applies those methods to mathematical word problems. It supplements traditional fourth, fifth, and sixth grade textbooks and increases students' thinking and problem solving abilities.

Students are taught the fundamentals of these processes by applying them both to simple and multi-step problems which are provided. These problems — many written by elementary school pupils —gradually increase in difficulty, making learning both fun and stimulating. Special attention is given to typical errors and sources of conceptual difficulty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805806038
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Addition and Subtraction. Multiplication. Division. Fractions.

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