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The relative importance of two different mathematical abilities to mathematical achievement.

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BACKGROUND: Two distinct abilities, mathematical reasoning and arithmetic skill, might make separate and specific contributions to mathematical achievement. However, there is little evidence to inform theory and educational practice on this matter. AIMS: The aims of this study were (1) to assess whether mathematical reasoning and arithmetic make independent contributions to the longitudinal prediction of mathematical achievement over 5 years and (2) to test the specificity of this prediction....

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of educational psychology
Volume:
82
Issue:
Pt 1
Pages:
136-156
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
2044-8279
ISSN:
0007-0998
URN:
uuid:8e87ce9e-b680-42fa-b5ad-c02f19cde599
Source identifiers:
320324
Local pid:
pubs:320324

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