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The Child’s Understanding of Number

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$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674116375

Publication Date: 01/01/1986

Academic Trade

280 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

17 tables, 12 line illustrations

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The authors report the results of some half dozen years of research into when and how children acquire numerical skills. They provide a new set of answers to these questions, and overturn much of the traditional wisdom on the subject.

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