# Developing understanding of triangle

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Horne, Marjorie and Watson, Kelly. (2008). Developing understanding of triangle. In Olimpia Figueras, Jose Luis Cortina and Silvia Alatorre (Ed.).

*Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of PME32 and PME-NA XXX.*Morelia, Mexico: Cinvestav-UMSNH. pp. 177 - 184

Authors | Horne, Marjorie and Watson, Kelly |
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Abstract | As children develop concepts of shape they move from a visual understanding to a property based approach to classification. In this study two cohorts, one a longitudinal study from grade 1 to 4 and the other a sample across a school from pre-school to grade 8, were asked to identify triangles. The resulting data shows errors of inclusion are greater than errors of exclusion and suggests an order in which particular properties are attended to as children learn. |

Year | 2008 |

Publisher | Cinvestav-UMSNH |

Web address (URL) | http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.688.897&rep=rep1&type=pdf#page=206 |

Open access | Open access |

Publisher's version | |

Page range | 177 - 184 |

ISBN | 9789689020066 |

Research Group | School of Education |

Place of publication | Morelia, Mexico |

Editors | Olimpia Figueras, Jose Luis Cortina and Silvia Alatorre |

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