Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university

 

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dc.contributor.author Frith, Vera
dc.contributor.author Bowie, Lynn
dc.contributor.author Gray, Kate
dc.contributor.author Prince, Robert
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-01T08:04:31Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-01T08:04:31Z
dc.date.issued 2003-06-30
dc.identifier.citation Frith, V., L.Bowie, K. Gray and R. N. Prince. 2003. “Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university.” Proceedings of the Ninth National Congress of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa, Rondebosch, South Africa, 30 June–4 July: 186–193. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/27608
dc.description.abstract The results of a mathematical Literacy questionnaire administered to school-leavers entering the Humanities, Health Sciences and Science Faculties at a South African university in 2002 are reported. The motivation for interest in the Mathematical Literacy of these students and the rationale behind the questionnaire are discussed. Some of the mathematics and contexts that caused the most difficulty are highlighted. en_ZA
dc.language eng en_ZA
dc.publisher University of Cape Town en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the Ninth National Congress of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa
dc.subject.other Mathematical Literacy
dc.subject.other Numeracy
dc.subject.other Testing
dc.title Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university en_ZA
dc.type Conference Paper en_ZA
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Article en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
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dc.identifier.apacitation Frith, V., Bowie, L., Gray, K., & Prince, R. (2003). <i>Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university</i>. University of Cape Town. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/27608 en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitation Frith, Vera, Lynn Bowie, Kate Gray, and Robert Prince. "Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university."n.d. University of Cape Town. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/27608. en_ZA
dc.identifier.vancouvercitation Frith V, Bowie L, Gray K, Prince R, Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university. ; University of Cape Town; 2003. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/27608 . en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Conference Paper AU - Frith, Vera AU - Bowie, Lynn AU - Gray, Kate AU - Prince, Robert AB - The results of a mathematical Literacy questionnaire administered to school-leavers entering the Humanities, Health Sciences and Science Faculties at a South African university in 2002 are reported. The motivation for interest in the Mathematical Literacy of these students and the rationale behind the questionnaire are discussed. Some of the mathematics and contexts that caused the most difficulty are highlighted. DA - 2003-06-30 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2003 T1 - Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university TI - Mathematical literacy of students entering first year at a South African university UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/27608 ER - en_ZA


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