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Researching geometrical intuition

Jones, Keith (1993) Researching geometrical intuition Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 13, (3), pp. 15-19.

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This paper describes an exploratory study of the nature and role of geometrical intuition in the solving of geometrical problems. The findings suggest that geometrical intuition plays an important part in the critical decisions that problem solvers make when tackling geometrical problems.

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Published date: 1993
Additional Information: The pagination of the pre-print is very similar to the published version.
Keywords: intuitive, intuition, problem solving, geometrical, geometry, teaching, learning, curriculum, pedagogy
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education


Local EPrints ID: 41322
ISSN: 1463-6840
PURE UUID: 65ad243b-2f79-4c61-b772-9d4b539b00d5
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 23 Aug 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:31

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