Students' perceptions of the concept of function: The case of Turkish students attending vocational high school on industry

Hatisaru, Vesife
Erbaş, Ayhan Kürşat
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V. Hatisaru and A. K. Erbaş, “Students’ perceptions of the concept of function: The case of Turkish students attending vocational high school on industry,” 2010, vol. 2, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: