# Problem finding and problem posing for mathematical modelling

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Stillman, Gloria. (2015). Problem finding and problem posing for mathematical modelling. In In L. N. Hoe and N. K. E. Dawn (Ed.).

*Mathematical modelling: From theory to practice*pp. 41 - 56 World Scientific Publishing.

Authors | Stillman, Gloria |
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Editors | L. N. Hoe and N. K. E. Dawn |

Page range | 41 - 56 |

Year | 2015 |

Book title | Mathematical modelling: From theory to practice |

Publisher | World Scientific Publishing |

Place of publication | Switzerland |

ISBN | 9789814546911 |

Research Group | School of Education |

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