Representations as Tools for Building Arguments

  • Carolyn A. Maher
  • Dina Yankelewitz
Part of the Mathematics Education Library book series (MELI, volume 47)


In this chapter, we discuss the children’s earliest work on combinatorics problems,the second- and third-grade efforts on the shirts and jeans problem


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.Department of General StudiesThe Richard Stockton College of New JerseyPomonaUSA

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