Computational Estimation Strategies Used by High School Students of Limited Computational Estimation Ability

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The problem of this study was to investigate the strategies used by high school students of limited estimation ability for the estimation of the answers to computational problems. The Assessing Computational Estimation Test was administered to 460 students, and 40 of them were selected for interviews. Each student interviewed was asked to estimate the answers to fourteen computation and application problems.

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Brame, Olene Harris May 1986.

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The problem of this study was to investigate the strategies used by high school students of limited estimation ability for the estimation of the answers to computational problems. The Assessing Computational Estimation Test was administered to 460 students, and 40 of them were selected for interviews. Each student interviewed was asked to estimate the answers to fourteen computation and application problems.

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Brame, Olene Harris. Computational Estimation Strategies Used by High School Students of Limited Computational Estimation Ability, dissertation, May 1986; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331243/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .