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Investigating junior high school students' length estimation ability and strategies. / Huang, Hsin-Mei (Proceedings Author); Heinze, Aiso (Proceedings Author); Ruwisch, Silke (Proceedings Author); Hoth, Jessica (Proceedings Author); Chang, Hong-Wei (Proceedings Author).

The Mathematics Education for the Future Project: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference: Theory and Practice: An Interface or a Great Divide? 4-9 Aug, 2019, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland. ed. / Alan Rogersen; Janina Morska. WTM, 2019. p. 223-228 (Conference proceedings in mathematics education; Vol. 4).

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Harvard

Huang, H-M, Heinze, A, Ruwisch, S, Hoth, J & Chang, H-W 2019, Investigating junior high school students' length estimation ability and strategies. in A Rogersen & J Morska (eds), The Mathematics Education for the Future Project: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference: Theory and Practice: An Interface or a Great Divide? 4-9 Aug, 2019, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland. Conference proceedings in mathematics education, vol. 4, WTM, pp. 223-228, 15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland, 04.08.19.

APA

Huang, H-M., Heinze, A., Ruwisch, S., Hoth, J., & Chang, H-W. (2019). Investigating junior high school students' length estimation ability and strategies. In A. Rogersen, & J. Morska (Eds.), The Mathematics Education for the Future Project: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference: Theory and Practice: An Interface or a Great Divide? 4-9 Aug, 2019, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland (pp. 223-228). (Conference proceedings in mathematics education; Vol. 4). WTM.

Vancouver

Huang H-M, Heinze A, Ruwisch S, Hoth J, Chang H-W. Investigating junior high school students' length estimation ability and strategies. In Rogersen A, Morska J, editors, The Mathematics Education for the Future Project: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference: Theory and Practice: An Interface or a Great Divide? 4-9 Aug, 2019, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland. WTM. 2019. p. 223-228. (Conference proceedings in mathematics education).

Author

Huang, Hsin-Mei ; Heinze, Aiso ; Ruwisch, Silke ; Hoth, Jessica ; Chang, Hong-Wei. / Investigating junior high school students' length estimation ability and strategies. The Mathematics Education for the Future Project: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference: Theory and Practice: An Interface or a Great Divide? 4-9 Aug, 2019, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland. editor / Alan Rogersen ; Janina Morska. WTM, 2019. pp. 223-228 (Conference proceedings in mathematics education).

BibTeX

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