# Proof and Argumentation in Mathematics Education Research

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In the chapter on proof in the previous PME Research Handbook, Mariotti (2006) observed that there had seemed to be “a general consensus on the fact that the development of a sense of proof constitutes an important objective of mathematics education” and also “a general trend towards including the theme of proof in the curriculum” (p. 173).

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