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Measuring mathematics concept attainment: boys and girls

Margaret L. Harris

Measuring mathematics concept attainment: boys and girls

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Published by Wisconsin Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning, University of Wisconsin in Madison .
Written in English

  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Mathematical ability -- Sex differences -- Testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Margaret L. Harris and Thomas A. Romber.
    ContributionsRomberg, Thomas A., joint author.
    LC ClassificationsLB1059 .W478 no. 195, QA11 .W478 no. 195
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5169213M
    LC Control Number74620523

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Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Harris, Margaret L; Format: Book, Microform, Online; 34 p. Measuring Mathematics Concept Attainment Boys and Girls Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning.

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