A comparison of elementary and middle grades students algebraic reasoning

İşler Baykal, Işıl
Murphy Gardiner, Angela
Knuth, Eric
Stephens, Ana
Kang, Hannah
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Citation Formats
I. İşler Baykal, A. Murphy Gardiner, E. Knuth, A. Stephens, and H. Kang, “A comparison of elementary and middle grades students algebraic reasoning,” 2014, vol. 6, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://www.pmena.org/pmenaproceedings/PMENA%2036%20PME%2038%202014%20Proceedings%20Vol%206.pdf.