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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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Related Subjects

  • 1. Focus on the Preschooler
  • 2. Training Studies Reconsidered
  • 3. More Capacity Than Meets the Eye: Direct Evidence
  • 4. Number Concepts in the Preschooler?
  • 5. What Numerosities Can the Young Child Represent?
  • 6. How Do Young Children Obtain Their Representations of Numerosity?
  • 7. The Counting Model
  • 8. The Development of the How-to-Count Principles
  • 9. The Abstraction and Order-Irrelevance Counting Principles
  • 10. Reasoning about Number
  • 11. Formal Arithmetic and the Young Child’s Understanding of Number
  • 12. What Develops and How
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Index

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