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Mathematics Research Talks #9

Solving Subtraction Problems by Means of Indirect Addition: findings from a Collaborative Lesson Research Cycle
Thursday 8 July 2021: 16:00 – 17:00hrs

Subtraction problems of the type a – b = ? can be flexibly solved by various strategies,. This includes the indirect addition strategy (“how much do I have to add to b to get at a?”) which is particularly useful when a and b are close. However, often children do not choose this strategy. Dr Ruth Trundley will explore findings from a collaborative lesson research cycle which expose some of the reasons why this might happen and the challenges associated with addressing this issue.

This talk is FREE to attend.

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21 June 2021


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