Teaching Subtraction

Shirali, P (2013) Teaching Subtraction. At Right Angles, 2 (3). pp. 1-16.

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Most assessments conducted across the country indicate that the first stumbling block for many children is the subtraction operation, followed by division. On looking more closely we see that the difficulties often arise in subtraction contexts involving double digit or larger numbers. This difficulty is largely caused by three factors: (i) improper understanding of place values (ii) lack of understanding of the rationale behind the formal subtraction procedure, (iii) not seeing the connection between addition facts and subtraction facts

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: SUBTRACTION
Subjects: Natural Sciences
Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2018 17:43
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2018 17:43
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1702
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