Jabberwocky

The complexities of mathematical English

Merilyn Carter, Lorna Quinnell

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    There is no doubt that some students find the language of mathematics dense and difficult to understand. Merilyn Carter and Lorna Quinnell explore the complexities of mathematical language and offer some useful suggestions for helping children make sense out the mathematical text.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-9
    Number of pages7
    JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
    Volume17
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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    Jabberwocky : The complexities of mathematical English. / Carter, Merilyn; Quinnell, Lorna.

    In: Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2012, p. 3-9.

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